St. Sebaldus Church, Nuremberg

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The location of St. Sebaldus Church in front of the Albrecht-Dürer-Platz is evidence of its central role in city's culture. One of the oldest and most important houses of worship in the region, it takes its name from Sebaldus, a hermit and missionary from the eighth century. The structure was originally a Romanesque basilica, but in the ensuing centuries, the aisles have been made wider and the steeples higher. Much of what you see inside was restored after World War II's bombing damage. However, the stained glass windows, the Shrine of St. Sebaldus, and the organs survived, so you can still enjoy the epic reverberation of the organ's 15th-century pipes. Using our online itinerary creator, Nuremberg attractions like St. Sebaldus Church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was one of several historic churches we visited in Bavaria, and like the others, it was large and and impressive on the inside. We can't recall anything in particular that stood out to us, but...  more »
  • This church was named after Nuremberg’s patron saint Sebaldus. Like many medieval churches in European cities, Sebalduskirche (St. Sebaldus Church) is a Gothic cathedral with awe generating feel with....  more »
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