Aegidienkirche

Hanover, Germany

The Aegidienkirche, dated back to 1163, was the furthest east of the three churches in the old city - the other two were the Marktkirche and the Kreuzkirche. It was dedicated to Saint Giles. It was destroyed in a 1943 air-raid on the city and left in ruins as a war memorial.

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Founded: 1163
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Bryan Chugcho (3 years ago)
Important place to know how was the destruction in war
Tatiana Samokhvalova (4 years ago)
Worth a visit!
Tereza Černá (4 years ago)
Never been in an 'open-roof' church. Awesome experience. Must be seen. It's on the red line route.
Siby Balu (5 years ago)
Very calm area in the town . Worth visiting as it is a nice place to roam around .
Jaime Ventura (5 years ago)
Historic place. A very Nice artistic representation of the Shadow of the building. Twin city of Hiroshima.
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