All Saints’ Church

Wittenberg / Germany

All Saints' Church, Image: pixabay
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  • Martin Luther (1483–1546)
  • Church

"When our Lord and Master Jesus Christ said, 'Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand," he wanted the whole life of believers to be repentance. " This is the first of 95 theses against church disgraces that, according to legend, Martin Luther installed on the door of the All Saints´ Church on October 31, 1517.

The All Saints´ Church was built in 1506 on the foundations of the original castle of the Elector of Anhalt. The 88 meters high church tower is visible from distance. The line of text from the famous psalm and hymn of Martin Luther “A strong castle is our God” is written in large letters on the church tower. The portal of the church is still inseparable linked with the dramatic events of the Reformation. Until today, visitors can read the 95 theses in their original language - Latin - on the door of the All Saints´ Church. Inside the church, the grave of Martin Luther and the final resting place of the reformer Philipp Melanchthon can be visited. The church has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lutherstadt Wittenberg since 1997.

All Saints’ Church
Schlossplatz 1
06886 Wittenberg

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Additional touristic information

Opening Hours and prices:
November - Good Friday
Monday to Sunday from 10:00 - 16:00

Holy Saturday - October
Monday to Saturday from 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday from 11:30 - 18:00 (10:00 a.m. church service)

Adults: 2.00 €
Reduced *: 1.00 €
Children and students under 18 years: free

* Students up to 27 years of age, severely disabled persons (with a B-ID also accompanying person reduced), family or social pass of Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Offers in the All Saints´ Church:
• Church services
• Church music and gospel choir
• Exhibitions
• Guides

Further attractions within 5 km:
• Museum of Christian Arts
• Museum House of History
• Clack-Theatre Wittenberg
• futurea Science Center
• Cranach-Museum
• Zoo Wittenberg

Besucherzentrum Schlosskirche
phone: 03491 5069160

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