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I recommend reading St. Elisabeth’s story

This is a beautiful church built over the site of St. Elisabeth’s grave. The church’s history will... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Townsville, Australia
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First, let me say I am not big into churches and their architecture. That said I could not help but... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
Jon H
Hanson, Massachusetts
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Elisabethstr. 3, 35037 Marburg, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This is a beautiful church built over the site of St. Elisabeth’s grave. The church’s history will truly come alive for you if you take the time to read Elisabeth’s story before you tour the church. A very comprehensive paper guide is issued at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

First, let me say I am not big into churches and their architecture. That said I could not help but be impressed ,even awed, by the incredible craftsmanship displayed in the stained glass and stone cutting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jon H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Elisabeth Shrine that is in this church is a beautifully crafted masterpiece in gold made in the Rhineland in C13. There are also fine stained glass windows telling St Elisabeth's life story.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

A very nice old Evangelical church built in Gothic style in 1235 . Was built in honor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary. Her tomb is in the church . Admission free to the main hall and tickets needed for other parts .

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The church and the story of Elizabeth sound like a fairytale. The church is a beautiful building with an amazing part with graves of famous royals. The golden shrine of Elizabeth is a masterpiece in gold. At the exit of the church you will find...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Plan to visit this landmark in Marburg! Such wonderful architecture and artistry! I’ve been several times and am never disappointed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Marburg Germany’s most important person is(was) St Elizabeth. You can’t visit this city without learning something about her. The church is beautiful, one of the oldest gothic style churches in germany. I’ve visited numerous times as I live here at the moment. We always take...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank darcy s
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with my wife this church here in Marburg. History about the place is very interesting and moving. Must visit if you are in Marburg.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in Germany, than this is the place to visit. Completed in the late 1600s, the Elizabethkirche is a fine example of pure Gothic design. There is a well equipped bookshop and while...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rosemary W
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I'd recommend going here with a guide - our guide told us a lot of really interesting history about Marburg and St. Elizabeth here. Inside is a traditional, old church.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Liz J
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