St. Catherine's Church

Middelhagen, Germany

St. Catherine's Church in Middelhagen, with boulder foundations, was built around 1455. The wooden tower was created only later – according to the strict rules of the Cistercian monks, many churches were built without towers. The Catherine's altar from the Middle Ages (c.1480) is still preserved – it was probably installed here only after the Thirty Years' War, having been brought from Stralsund to Middelhagen. Another very valuable piece is a chalice dating from 1597; it is made of gilded silver.

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Founded: c. 1455
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Thomas. Block (3 years ago)
Simple old village church, framed by graves, some of which are old.
Manuel Otte (3 years ago)
A beautiful old church is located in Middelhagen - - - the St. Katharinen - Church. A visit to this church is definitely worth it. Therefore, you should definitely take the time for this when you are in Middelhagen!
Alwisgm (3 years ago)
Wonderful, typical north German brick church with a long history
Christoph Jansen (4 years ago)
Beautiful brick Gothic church, actually nothing special, if it weren't for the precious winged altar and the beautiful cemetery around the church with old tombstones. A good place to stay a few minutes.
Zündölstoff (5 years ago)
A place where you can / should listen to yourself. I find it always exciting, in such a place, to ask the question: "Which shoes have here blanketed the ground over the centuries?"
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