The Protestant Margarethenkirche is a late Gothic hall church and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. After the devastating destruction of the Second World War, the church was renovated in simple beauty. The wooden coffered ceiling provides a wonderful acoustics, the large sanctuary offers plenty of scope for services and concerts.
December 4, 2017
The Margarethenkirche in Gotha, is a late Gothic hall church on Neumarkt and is one of the oldest buildings in the city. For the first time the church was mentioned in 1064 in a certificate of heirloom.
November 22, 2018
Duke Ernst the Pious was buried in 1675 as the first member of the House of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg in the vault under the sanctuary. Until the completion of the new royal crypt at Schloss Friedenstein in 1680, the members of the ducal house in Sankt Margarethen were laid to rest, including Ernst's wife, Duchess Elisabeth Sophia, as well as some of the couple's early-deceased children. Wikipedia
December 9, 2018
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