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“Hamburg's Most Beloved Landmark”

Church of St. Michael
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Hamburg Hop-on Hop-off Tour - Red Double Decker
Ranked #7 of 302 things to do in Hamburg
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This huge 18th-century cathedral is Hamburg's best known architectural landmark.
Hamburg, Germany
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“Hamburg's Most Beloved Landmark”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

It's looming brown dome and clock tower beckon out to greet all who visit the fair city of Hamburg. You can't miss it - you wouldn't want to... It has old-world charm, nouveau renaissance appeal, and a bold uniqueness that sets it apart from all the other chuch towers that are sprinkled in cityscapes of Hamburg and most every other European city. From a distance, it is impressive, but up close, it is a wonder. It is an architectural masterpiece, and, of course, it is a functioning church, with a massive organ, striking bells, and a spiraling tower which you can climb to get one of the best views of the entire city of Hamburg, the Elbe, the Alster, and beyond. If you ever get a chance to experience a concert here, please go - you will not be disappointed. Due to its beauty, its welcoming location, its command of the skyline, and its honored spot in Hamburg's heart, I think locals as well as visitors would agree that St. Michaelis is truly Hamburg's Most Beloved Landmark.

Visited December 2013
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“Nice view”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Worth visiting and taking the elevator to the top. Not to be missed specially if the weather is good. The view is fantastic.

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“Great views over Hamburg”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

If you not afraid of heights take the elevator up the tower and get amazing views over Hamburg. The admission is 5 euros and church access is free, a must see Hamburg icon.

Visited June 2014
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“Not to be missed but remember to see the crypt as well as the tower and magnificent church”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

The crypt was exceptionally interesting and we were lucky to have arrived before most of the tour groups.

Visited June 2014
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“Top attraction”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Probably the most beautiful of Hamburg's churches. Well worth a visit if churches are on your list of holiday attractions.

Visited May 2014
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