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St. Michaelis Church

St. Michaelis Church
St. Michaelis view from the port of Hamburg

The landmark of Hamburg is better known as the Michel. The Michel is one of the most important churches in the North of Germany and the most famous church in Hamburg. It was built between 1648-61 in the baroque architectural style. The Michel is the main church in the new town (Neustadt) of Hamburg. It is dedicated to the archangel Michael. The 132m-high baroque spire covered with copper is a prominent feature of Hamburg’s skyline and has always been a landmark for ships sailing up the river Elbe.

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Address: Englische Planke 1a, 20459 Hamburg
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