St. Nicholas Church

Strasbourg, France

Saint Nicholas Church is a small Gothic church where Jean Calvin led services and preached in 1538. The Church no longer functions as a parish church, today it is used by a Charismatic group called 'Renouveau Saint Nicholas'.

The church was built between 1387 and 1454 on the site of an earlier church dedicated to Mary Magdalene. This earlier church, which dated from 1182, was founded by the Knight Walther Spender and had been built on the site of a small Roman fort. The tower with its tapering spire was erected in 1585 . The interior was remodeled during the 17th Century. The façade and the sacristy, which date from 1905, are by Émile Salomon, the architect of the Temple Neuf.

The interior contains remains of 15th Century frescoes. The 1707 organ of the brothers Andreas and Gottfried Silbermann was dismantled in 1967.

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Founded: 1387-1454
Category: Religious sites in France

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조안나 (2 years ago)
Dr. Schweizer from Algerian Kegerze, who worked as a pastor, stopped by while passing by Petite France. Very small and quiet.
Alec Pugh (2 years ago)
Beautiful place to visit very enjoyable.
thomas coulaud (2 years ago)
It is a place of living prayer where one feels welcome. The vigils begin with a welcome time, then a long time of praise in a living style. God manifests his presence and every first Sunday of the month, the emphasis is given to the discovery of faith in Jesus Christ. Some beautiful paintings dress the place and gives it a warm atmosphere.
Christian Fassnacht (3 years ago)
Très belle Église avec une très belle accoustique.
G. K. (3 years ago)
Des que l'on rentre dans les lieux l'on ressent que le Seigneur est présent.Quand la louange commence pas de doute l'on est bien dans une église vivante.Le Saint.Esprit est à l'oeuvre les chants sont réels et nous amènent à avoir envie de louer notre Seigneur et Sauveur.Je remercie notre Seigneur et Sauveur Jésus d'avoir placé de réels Chrétiens dans ces lieux.Je ne suis pas membre , mais que sympathisant ( je viens d'une église évangélique de Wasselonne) mais suis heureux de rencontrer des hommes et femmes (frères et soeurs) qui vivent réellement leur foi.Que le Seigneur bénisse ces lieux ...Gaston
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