St. Lambertus Church

Düsseldorf, Germany

St. Lambertus Church was built in 1206 and enlarged 1288–1394. The church's spire owes its twisted shape to the use of unseasoned timber when it was rebuilt after a lighting strike in 1815. Inside the church the 15th-century tabernacle and splendid Renaissance memorial of Duke Wilhelm V are worth of seeing.


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Founded: 1206
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


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Dilara (15 months ago)
It was not busy when I visited, which I really liked. A very nice atmosphere. Not the most impressive Basilica I've visited but it was pretty and well kept.
Anton (2 years ago)
I can’t explain that beauty! Words are not coming out! I am really proud of this place and church ⛪️ God always blessings all. Your blessing i write review for you! Very great! Thank you so much my lovely ?
Half eaten iPod (2 years ago)
Cool building and very interesting story about its twisted spire, definitely recommend a visit here.
Kees Weij (3 years ago)
Great church, a beautiful twisted roof on the tower and a few stunning mural paintings from the 15th century. Also a lovely Madonna with Child from 1100.
lovely Church my favorite church in Dusseldorf!
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