Market Church

Local nameMarktkirche
LocationHanover, Germany

The Marktkirche St. Georgii et Jacobi, commonly known as Marktkirche, is the main Lutheran church in Hanover, Germany. It was built in the 14th century and, together with the nearby Old Town Hall, is considered the southernmost example of the North German brick gothic architectural style. The roof and the vaults of the naves were destroyed in an air raid in 1943 and restored in 1952.

The church is a hallenkirche. Above the nave and two aisles rises a monumental saddleback roof. The high western tower was a symbol for the power and the wealth of the citizens of the town. It is still one of the highest towers in Lower-Saxony and a landmark of the city.

Tags ChurchChristianWheelchair AccessiblePlace of WorshipLutheranHidden Gem
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Opening hours

Every Sun noon (except for Dec)


Tour: 3 €

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +49 511 364370

Address Hanns-Lilje-Platz 11, 30159 Hannover, Germany

Coordinates 52°22'18.439" N 9°44'7.185" E

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