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St. Mary's Church, Berlin: 14 reviews and 41 photos

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  • Marienkirche - Berlin
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Marienkirche, which is located in Karl Liebknechtstrasse, was first mentioned in document in 1292, but it is suposed to date from earlier in the 13th century. Originally it was a Roman catholic church but has been converted to a Lutheran Protestant. The church is seat of bishop of the evangelical church of Berlin, Brandenburg and Silesia. It is amongst oldest churches in Berlin, along with Nikolakirche. The old part of the church, mainly the basement and its gound floor, is made of granite while the reast is built of a red brick. During WW II bombings the church was heavily damaged and restored again in 1950.
Before WW II Marienkirche was a parish church for densely populated area of the district Mitte.
The statue of Martin Luther stands outside the church.

Address: Karl Liebknechtstrasse
Phone: +49 - 30 24759510

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  • Updated Jan 1, 2012
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