Built in the 19th century, this Evangelical Lutheran church remains full of life. Like many churches of Europe, St. Markus is ... More
Built in the 19th century, this Evangelical Lutheran church remains full of life. Like many churches of Europe, St. Markus is not much different from the fact that it was destroyed due to war and political upheaval only later to be rebuilt and restored. St. Markus holds many religious gatherings along with community support and resource programs for families and recovering alcoholics.
The smallest of Cologne's twelve Romanesque churches is St Maria Lyskirchen, built from 1210 to 1220. According to experts, it
is also the least significant. The church was preserved largely intact during the Second World War: only the roof ...
Despite its size, the small church by the highly frequented Ratzeburger Allee is remarkable. Built in 1646, the chapel was
a substitute for its predecessor, which had been torn down when the town bastions were enlarged in 1629. As ...
The masses of war refugees after 1945 meant that the number of Lübeck residents grew to over 250,000 by 1945,
thus doubling the city size. Many of these people lived in the new residential areas built since the early ...