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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Ronald Ganzer (20 months ago)
Peggy Herrmann (21 months ago)
Schön
Winni Fuhr (2 years ago)
Im Turm mit Adventsgeschichten und Glühwein
Дима Азаров (2 years ago)
Ruhige Kirche mit alten Denkmälern, die mich persöhnlich begeistert haben. Hier kann man präzise Informationnen über die Stadt bekommen und gute Fotos machen. Красивое место со старыми памятниками культуры, очень тихо.
MoJo 0103 (2 years ago)
Eine schöne, für die Altmark auch große Kirche. Im Umland sind die Sichtachsen für Stendal auf die Kirche ausgerichtet.
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