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    Well-known church from the 12th century. Houses the grave of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach and is the founding place of the University of Leipzig.

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    • January 9, 2022

  • The Thomaskirche is one of the two central places of worship in downtown Leipzig: place of music, home of the St. Thomas choir and final resting place of the great St. Thomas Cantor Johann Sebastian Bach. Today people from all over the world come to the Thomaskirche to experience a service, a motet with the St. Thomas Choir and the Gewandhaus Orchestra, or concerts and organ music.

    thomaskirche.org

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    • June 15, 2019

  • The Thomaskirche in Leipzig is one of the two main churches of the city and known as the site of Johann Sebastian Bach and the St. Thomas Choir worldwide. On the occasion of the Bach year 1950, the bones of Bach, who was here from 1723 until his death in 1750 Thomaskantor, were transferred from the ruined St. John's Church.

    In the Thomaskirche the Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester appear regularly. Fridays at 18:00, Saturdays at 15:00 in the motet and Sundays at the service at 9:30. On special occasions and festive days, Thomas concerts are performed mainly with works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.

    Source and more: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomaskirche_(Leipzig)

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    • December 18, 2016

  • Year of construction of the church dates back to the 12th century. Here the University of Leipzig was founded. Originally, the building was Romanesque, which was then converted into a gothic building, which can be recognized by the preserved naval nave. The octagonal tower dates from the Renaissance. The grave of J. S. Bach is also in the church.

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    • September 14, 2017

  • Attention here, the photos of the interiors may not be placed on the Internet, according to notice posted at the church.
    To be paid in the shop for a fee of 1 €:
    Opening hours of the Thomasshop:
    Monday - Saturday:
    10:00 to 18:00
    Sunday:
    11:00 to 18:00

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    • July 17, 2018

  • The exterior of the church is mainly characterized by renovations and conversions from the 19th century. After the church was transferred from the possession of the council to the self-administration of the parish in 1869, historicizing renovations took place on the outer facade for around 30 years. The neo-Gothic show facade was designed by Constantin Lipsius, while at the same time all Gothic and Renaissance facade elements were removed.

    From time immemorial the tower contained the tower's apartment. The last watchman moved out in 1917.

    The air raid on Leipzig on December 4, 1943 caused damage to the entire structure. The air raid also destroyed large parts of the buildings that once surrounded the church, so that restorations after the end of the war were necessary for restoration work. The uniform plaster is particularly noteworthy, while large parts of the façade freed up by the lack of extensions had only consisted of unplastered brick masonry.

    On the occasion of the Bach year 1950, the bones of Bach, who were Thomaskantor from 1723 until his death in 1750, were transferred from the destroyed St. John's Church.

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    • September 10, 2019

  • The exterior of the church is mainly characterized by renovations and conversions from the 19th century. After the church was transferred from the possession of the council to the self-administration of the parish in 1869, historicizing renovations took place on the outer facade for around 30 years. The neo-Gothic show facade was designed by Constantin Lipsius, while at the same time all Gothic and Renaissance facade elements were removed.

    From time immemorial the tower contained the tower's apartment. The last watchman moved out in 1917.

    The air raid on Leipzig on December 4, 1943 caused damage to the entire structure. The air raid also destroyed large parts of the buildings that once surrounded the church, so that restorations after the end of the war were necessary for restoration work. The uniform plaster is particularly noteworthy, while large parts of the façade freed up by the lack of extensions had only consisted of unplastered brick masonry.

    On the occasion of the Bach year 1950, the bones of Bach, who were Thomaskantor from 1723 until his death in 1750, were transferred from the destroyed St. John's Church.

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    • September 10, 2019

  • is not far from the market the new Bach monument stands next to it

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    • November 22, 2021

  • Here is all the information about the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig:
    thomaskirche.org

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    • August 4, 2018

  • The Thomaskirche in Leipzig is - together with the Nikolaikirche - one of the two main churches of the city and known as the site of Johann Sebastian Bach and the St. Thomas Choir worldwide.

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    • November 27, 2019

  • Johann Sebastian Bach is buried here.

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    • September 7, 2021

  • Church of the Holy Sepulcher by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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    • September 21, 2020

  • One of the most famous churches in the city

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    • August 23, 2021

  • Choir
    The Thomanerchor, the choir of the Thomaskirche, was founded in 1212 and is one of the oldest and most famous boys' choirs in Germany. It is headed by the Thomaskantor, an office that has been held by many well-known composers and musicians, including Johann Sebastian Bach from 1723 until his death in 1750.

    • July 14, 2022

  • The Thomaskirche is located in the southwest of Leipziger Markt. Coming from the shopping street, you can't miss it.
    In front of the church building, the sculpture by Johannes Sebastian Bach is reminiscent of his years from 1723-1750 as choirmaster of the Thomanerchor. Even Bach's resting place can be seen in the church 🎻...
    The opening hours today were from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.leipzig.de/freizeit-kultur-und-tourismus/tourismus/wandern/Thomaskirche

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    • December 28, 2022

  • Although rebuilt over the centuries and damaged by Allied incendiary bombs in 1943, the church today mainly retains the character of a late-Gothic hall church. The Thomanerchor, the choir of the Thomaskirche, likely founded in 1212, remains a well-known boys' choir.

    • July 14, 2022

  • Beautiful church not far from the market. In front of the entrance gate is the monument of Johann Sebastian Bach

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    • August 14, 2022

  • Great church and contemplative place of contemplation in the middle of the bustling old town of Leipzig.

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    • August 24, 2022

  • Beautiful old church from the 12th century.

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    • November 25, 2022

  • The Thomaskirche: Johann Sebastian Bach's place of activity for many years.

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    • October 16, 2022

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