St. Michaelis Kirche - Hamburger Michel

Foto: ffhsh
Pic 1 of 12
Foto: ffhsh
Pic 2 of 12
Foto: ffhsh
Pic 3 of 12
Foto: ffhsh
Pic 4 of 12
Innenraum der St. Michaelis Kirche / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 5 of 12
Treppenaufgang zur Kanzel / Foto: Foto FFHSH
Pic 6 of 12
Kleine Orgel der St. Michaelis Kirche / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 7 of 12
Große Orgel in der St. Michaelis Kirche / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 8 of 12
Krypta der St. Michaelis Kirche, Blick auf den Altarbereich / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 9 of 12
Krypta der St. Michaelis Kirche / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 10 of 12
Krypta der St. Michaelis Kirche / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 11 of 12
Krypta unter der St. Michaelis Kirche, Blick auf Altarbereich / Foto: FFHSH
Pic 12 of 12
Due to the height and shape of its spire (132 metres) as well as its location, the St. Michaelis church is Hamburg"s most famous landmark. It was destroyed by lightning in 1750 and rebuilt on the same foundations between 1751 and 1762, adding new aisles. Designed by J.L. Prey and E.G. Sonnin, it became one of the most important Protestant churches. The copper top of the church tower was finished between 1777 and 1786. In 1906, St. Michaelis was victim of another fire and had to be reconstructed between 1907 and 1912. The late-baroque facade consists of red brickwork and sandstone. Copper was used for the roof and the spire. The rather simple former church entrance was replaced with a portal integrating art nouveau glass window. As is the tradition, there are three naves as well as aisles in this church. From the platform of the church tower one has a magnificent view of the new part of Hamburg, the harbour and its city centre.

Additional information

Time limitChurch cannot be closed or blocked off during the week. Services have priority.
Current useThe main parish is responsible for shooting permits in front of and inside the church (for big projects). Donations for shooting inside of church.

Hotels nearby

Adina Apartment Hotes Hamburg
Adina Apartment Hotel

Neuer Steinweg 26
20459 Hamburg

Anja Feuerstake
Motel One am Michel

Ludwig-Erhard Str. 26
20459 Hamburg

Ann-Christin Haupt

Locations nearby

The "Kramer Amtsstuben" are located directly across from the Michel, the main church of Hamburg. Historical rooms with many details and restorations make you feel like a visitor of Hamburg 350 years ago.The narrow street leading from the … 
Details of Kramer Amtsstuben
20459 Hamburg
MADISON is a special and privately leaded Hotel between the center of Hamburg and the haven. With its 166 apartments and lofts, the Marley’s restaurant, the bar as well as 5 conference rooms does the MADISON not only offer nice views but also … 
Details of Hotel Madison Hamburg
20459 Hamburg
With numerous lounge and meeting rooms, a chapel and a Hotel operated by the Basler Hof, the Catholic Academy opened in 1973 in Hamburg a wide range of spatial options. The building consists of five graded bodies, resulting in the center of a … 
Details of Katholische Akademie
20459 Hamburg
Adress
Englische Planke 1
20459 Hamburg
Contact
Hauptkirche St. Michaelis
Ansprechpartner Herr Martin Ducek
Krayenkamp 4c
20459 Hamburg
Local contact
Phone