Salvatorkirche was completed in 1415 and form an impressive architectural ensemble alongside the near twentieth-century town hall. The church is known as the final resting place of Flemish-born cartographer Gerhard Mercator (1512-1594). 

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Founded: 1415
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Norbert Schmitz (7 months ago)
The Salvatorkirche on Burgplatz is right next to Duisburg's town hall. It is the old Duisburg city church, built in the late Gothic style. The tower hood, which has been missing since the Second World War, is a lasting reminder of bad times. Gerhard Mercator and Johannes Clauberg have their final resting place in the church. The church is currently being extensively restored. Unfortunately, the church was closed when I visited, contrary to the stated opening times.
Anke Wolfgramm (8 months ago)
we wanted to see this church today, unfortunately it is only open at certain times, but from the outside it is very worth seeing
Peter Kristensen (12 months ago)
Quite a beautiful church with impressive glass mosaics During restoration, parts of it were wrapped Nice cool place under a heat wave :-)
Philip Cooper (2 years ago)
I was mildly disappointed not to find any interior references to Mercator who worshipped here in his final years. I may not have looked hard enough and there was no-one to ask. Mercator himself literally put the world on a map and is worthy of the statue erected outside the town hall a few metres away.
Chioma Igwe (2 years ago)
It's Heavenly.
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