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See the High Altar

I always return here when I visit Nuremberg, to see this church that was a stop on the Pilgrimage... read more

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Old Church worth a visit

We visited the church however we were not able to gain access to see the interior but we did walk... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Jakobsplatz 1, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Altstadt - St. Lorenz
+49 911 209143
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always return here when I visit Nuremberg, to see this church that was a stop on the Pilgrimage route to Santiago. Go upstairs? to the High Altar and see this masterpiece.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located On the place named for the Church - Jacobsplatz. The Church is free to visit & entered through a very modern small vestibule. It is nice inside, but sparsely decorated, yet has wonderful tall stained glass windows. There was scaffolding covering much of them...More

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Frankly nice but nothing special about the building but they hold an English language service twice a month and a nicer more welcoming congregation you couldn't wish to meet.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited the church however we were not able to gain access to see the interior but we did walk around the perimeter of the church to admire it from the outside. It is located not to far from the main square and is worth...More

Thank Crvan
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Was not able to find program info in advance either online or when visiting church (there was no staff around in the common area). Concert turned out to be almost all modern music, challenging but not as enjoyable nor as we hoped. Also it was...More

Thank fbc001
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Jakobskirche dates back to 1209 and has a beautiful alter. We were fortunate to attend Christmas Eve Service here. The congregation was very welcoming.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The exterior and interior of this church are very simple and plain, but the inside has been decorated with old tombstones and some old art work. I can only assume that it was destroyed during WWII and rebuilt.

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful stone building placed in Jakobsplatz.Not very big and not out of common.There are at least three more impressive churches in Nuremberg,St Sebaldus,St Lorenz and Frauenkirche.But this one worth a short visit. Across the street is another interesting church,Elisabethkirche.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 23 November 2016

St. Jacob (St. James in English) is a beautiful Lutheran church that has preserved its Catholic heritage. The folks minding the church and gift shop are simply wonderful. The art inside is truly beautiful. Don't miss it. It's right on a fun public square with...More

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 18 October 2016

another church at this area that must not miss nice interior also must go place if you are here... happy they can preserved it so well

Thank NgSP80
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