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St Nikolai Memorial

Willy-Brandt-Str. 60, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 371125
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Willy-Brandt-Str. 60, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 371125
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we didn't go in (you have to pay to go in), one can go up to the top, and get a wonderful view of Hamburg here as well. With lots of building and restoring sites around it, its long spire is nearly destroyed and...More

Thank LucyKotsiopoulou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was only 5€ for the tower and museum. You get a good view of the city from the tower (76m high). They have boards up there showing some of the history and destruction of the city during the war. It's was interesting to see...More

1  Thank kbulney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We seen the tower on the horizon and decided to check it out. We paid 5 euros to go up the tower and get a view of the city. We didn't expect to learn about operation Gomorrah and some WWII history. It was very informative....More

Thank herbal_healer
Reviewed 11 July 2017

For 5 euros you gain entry into the underground St Nikolai Memorial museum and you can also take an elevator up the church to a viewing platform 76 metres high. The underground museum contains a fascinating and confronting history of the church, war and bombings....More

Thank Alexinmelbourne
Reviewed 28 June 2017

War is hell, and the people living in Hamburg during Operation Gomorrha found out just how bad things could get. Germany had bombed several big cities across Europe and this was the Allies effort to get back at the Germans. Most of the city was...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Not as impressed as I could have been by the museum itself, more could be learned online in an hour... The setting in the crypt was very interesting though. Also I don't know how I feel about paying to see war memorials, these sort of...More

Thank Slightly_Wst_of_Sane
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This memorial should be visited by anyone interested in politics or history. It is a heavy reminder of the evil of war. It's primary mission is to document the extensive damage done to Hamburg by Allied forces in operation Gommorah. However, the memorial is apolitcal...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a bombed out church in the city centre that wasn't rebuilt but kept as a memorial of war. The steeple was the only part of the church left standing and a lift has been installed and gives access to a viewing deck giving...More

1  Thank AberdeenM
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The entrance is a little tricky to find, there is an elevator in the middle of a walkway near the back of the church (under massive reconstruction as of 2017) also has stairs that go underground to the hidden museum. The museum is mostly a...More

1  Thank goodgoodtimes
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This place is to remember on the terrible bombings in the WW II. The church is currently renovated, but from a little far away you still can see the tower, which is quite nice.

Thank 545medva
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