St. Mary's Church

Stendal, Germany

The Gothic spires of St. Mary's Church reach upwards and towards the heavens, towering impressively in the background of the town hall. First mentioned in archival records dating to 1283, the church was later rebuilt as a three-aisled hall church, and is today considered to have one of the most impressive Brick Gothic interiors thanks to its vaults. Amongst the most impressive features in the church is a choir screen dating to the second half of the 15th century– behind the screen is an ornate, Late gothic goldleaf wood carved altar with two doors. The church also boasts a unique astronomic clock that's still in operation today.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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laurentiu botez (2 months ago)
Martin Pavel (12 months ago)
Amazing gothic church with preserved authentic decoration. In addition, there is a clock in the church.
Ben Biermann (13 months ago)
Very beautiful church! Beautiful old paintings and panels. It's also very nice that many of the boards have translations so that you can easily understand the Latin. I'd love to come back, for me it's actually the most beautiful church in Stendal and the surrounding area. Always worth a trip!!
Alexander (3 years ago)
The brick dominates north of Magdeburg ? And so here in beautiful Stendal, with its historic old town and St. Mary's Church ⛪
H.W. Dinkelbach (4 years ago)
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