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Wow! Huge building and cool architecture

What an interesting building! Glass on the side parts with a modern take of the chapel look... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Kip F
Sacramento, California

Situated on Augustusplatz this is a modern but visually stunning church, part of the University... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Alan B
Newport, United Kingdom
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Augustusplatz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

What an interesting building! Glass on the side parts with a modern take of the chapel look. Photogenic!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kip F
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Situated on Augustusplatz this is a modern but visually stunning church, part of the University campus.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

In this place -- by the University -- there was a church... In later years of DDR (East German country) church was destroyed by the order of the "communist" rulers... then times change and... new church is build in this place.... it is modern and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Really eye catchy and unique. The one I will remember the most in the city. It inspired me to go and search more about it.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DonCesar
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The original main building and church (Paulinerkirche) of Leipzig University was demolished in 1968. What a pity! The new buildings of the university and church are located at the place of the former church - named "Paulinum" . Paulimum was designed by architect Erick van...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It's hard to update external architecture like they were able to do here. Beautiful finishes including nice glass and stone.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We attended a conference at the university and had the unique opportunity to get a tour with the curator who was extraordinarily knowledgeable about the history, art and politics of this place. Much of the medieval art from the original church are in the process...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank love2live4ever
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I guess anybody would like this building. So, I strongly recommend to take a look at it. This place formly was a church but during a specific time they decide to ruin it and build a university but they wanted to have a symbol of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jahangir e
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The Paulinerkirche or University Church in Leipzig had a great and glorious history. Martin Luther preached there, Bach wrote and directed many of his cantatas for the church. Mendelssohn directed music there while conductor of the Leipzig Gewandhaus and his own funeral was held there-...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Julian M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This church is part of the Leipzig University located next to the Augustzplaz. It is very huge and still under construction. The architecture is very modern and looks magnificent. The roof is made of glass and it stands out from the rest of the surrounding...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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