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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Joachim Schott (2 years ago)
Schöne alte Dorfkirche mit angeschlossenem alten Friedhof.
Enrico Dietrich (2 years ago)
Tolle Kirche und ein schöner ruhiger Rückzugspunkt vom touristen Trubel.
Martin Behling (3 years ago)
Niedliches Kirchlein, inzwischen innen und außen liebevoll restauriert. Sehenswerter Dorfmittelpunkt, auch mit Schulmuseum.
Jan Heckendorff (3 years ago)
Wunderschöne Kirche im Zentrum von Middelhagen mit einem geschnitzten Altar, Gewölbe, Orgel und besonders schönes Gestüt.
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