Guided tour

Hamburg: Guided Tour of St. Michael's Church

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Hamburg: Guided Tour of St. Michael's Church

From US$ 21.50 per person

Discover the rich history and marvel at the breathtaking architecture of St. Michael's church, the finest example of Hanseatic baroque churches and one of Hamburg's most famous landmarks.

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Free cancellation
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
German
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about centuries-old Hanseatic tradition and the rich history of the church
  • Hear secrets about the legendary crypt, the "cellar" of the Michel
  • Admire the impressive and beautiful baroque architecture
Full description
Join a guided tour of the eye-catching St. Michael's Church, emblematic of the Hamburg skyline with its impressive 132 meter tall bell tower, to see both the grand features and the hidden architectural intricacies that most miss. Explore the baroque church as you learn about the its interesting history and hear stories about the legendary crypt.  Enter the striking church, with room for 2,500 persons to be seated, with your guide who will proceed to show you architectural details, playful frescoes, the gigantic hands of Germany's largest tower clock and the country's largest organ.  Hear stories about the turbulent times St Michael's Church has been through. St. Michaelis was built as early as the middle of the 17th century. It was destroyed again and again by numerous wars and accidents and was subsequently rebuilt. Listen to other stories about the famous personalities who intimately connected to the building, such as the former chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Please note that a visit to the crypt or climbing the tower are not included in this activity. Based on availability, you may be able to book these additional experiences at the location directly.
Includes
  • Guided Tour
  • Tower climb
  • Visit to the crypt
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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  • Flash photography

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  • The Luca app is used to collect your contact details for contact tracing
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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Aufgrund des schlechten Wetters waren wir verspätet. Da die Führerin bereits vorher mit uns Kontakt aufgenommen hatte (zur Information und Absprache des Treffpunkts), konnten wir ihr dies sagen. Sie war so nett, auf uns zu warten. Sie hat eine sehr interessante und ausführliche Führung in und um St. Michael gemacht, ohne zu hetzen, mit viel Zeit. Sie war sehr belesen, so daß selbst derjenige aus unserer Gruppe, der bereits häufig in Hamburg war, noch Neues erfahren konnte. Wir können diesen Ausflug und erst recht diese Führerin sehr weiterempfehlen.

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October 28, 2021

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Gundula war sehr gut vorbereitet und war eine fachkundige Person.

November 22, 2021

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Tolle Führung um und durch den Michel, mit interessanten Geschichten. Der Guide hat das Ganze dann noch mit Humor beschrieben. Hat sich gelohnt!!⭐️

October 31, 2021

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