Nienstedten is one of Hamburg's most picturesque districts and its romantic little church, built in 1750-51. It is ... More
Nienstedten is one of Hamburg's most picturesque districts and its romantic little church, built in 1750-51. It is beautifully located near the river Elbe. It is equally popular among locals and churchgoers from other parishes. An ever-increasing number of couples choose Nienstedten Church for their wedding; nowadays couples from other parishes must pay a fee for permission to get married here. At Nienstedten Church's opening ceremony, the famous composer Telemann was responsible for the music. The parish cemetery is to the northwest of the church and contains the graves of many well-known Hamburgers, such as Hans Henny Jahnn and the Hagenbecks.
When this late classicist period building was completed in 1869, the protestant community of St.Thomas was one of the world's
largest Christian communities with over 150,000 members. The church was constructed in the form of a Latin cross with ...
One of the main shopping streets in the city, the “Mö” is a place to see and be seen. Named
after the mayor who oversaw the building work in 1908, it links the Rathausmarkt with the main railway station. ...
One of the city's major landmarks, the Lutheran church of St. Michealis was originally built in the early 17th century.
It still stands today as a mark of strength against destruction, after several instances in which conditions literally threatened ...