The Church of St. Albani is one of the four inner-city churches in Göttingen, which can be seen from the Four Church view.
The Protestant-Lutheran parish church is a three-aisled Gothic hall church. The origin of the church lies in the darkness of history. Allegedly a foundation of Emperor Otto I, it served as a church of the village Gutingi, so it must have been in its first mention in 953 already existed. A legend reports that a predecessor building of St. Boniface was consecrated. Later, St. Albani served as the church of a small and poor community, which mainly looked after the areas outside the city walls. The first explicit documentary mention of St. Albani exists in 1254. (...)
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