St. Jacob's Church

Gingst, Germany

St. Jacob's Church in Gingst is a brick church from the 14th century. It has suffered immense damage from fire and collapse over the years. After a serious fire a stucco ceiling was installed in 1726, and gradually the whole interior of the church was remodelled in the Baroque style. The organ built by Stralsund native Christian Kindt in 1790 is particularly grand. Other items include a baptismal font with a wood lid (1736), a decorated pulpit (1743) and the main altar built in 1776.



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Kirchplatz 1, Gingst, Germany
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Founded: 14
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Klein Kubi (2 years ago)
Very nice church to look at, both from the outside with an onion roof and falcon nests in the tower and inside with a beautiful roof and paintings. The organ also does a very good job.
Holger Stridde (2 years ago)
Unfortunately, we visited the church on a day with bad weather, so that we could not look at it in peace. I rate it positively that it was open and we were able to look at it in peace, as well as that it seems to be in very good condition. There are of course more magnificent church buildings, but this one just exudes a simple elegance.
GÜNTER Deters (3 years ago)
Nice village church. Be sure to have a look
Lea-Sophie Strasser (3 years ago)
The church clock has stopped. Bad symbolism for a church. Wouldn't come back to read the time
manudisi (4 years ago)
I especially liked, because at the entrance portal a very interesting stucco decoration depends. It is called the name of God. Very impressive, thank you!
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