St. Mary's Church, Rostock
Bei der Marienkirche 2, 18055 Rostock, Germany
About St. Mary's Church, Rostock
It is one of the biggest three town churches in the Hanseatic city of Rostock. In 1265, St. Mary's was designated as the main parish church. The church is a large Brick Gothic church. Built in the 13th century, it was enlarged and modified at the end of the 14th century into the present basilica.
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The church is the oldest of the three major parish churches in Stralsund in Germany and dedicated in 1279 to St. Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of sailors. It is an Evangelical Lutheran church since 1524. The wealth of the city of Stralsund was reflected in the very large number of altars in the church. There were no less than 56 altars in the chancel, nave, and between the buttresses of the aisles. The bulk of the altars were removed from the church after the Bildersturm of 1525.
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