Tour 4: Churches and church history


The skyline of Görlitz is dominated by the several churches and towers. Especially the St. Peter’s Church, the biggest hall church of Eastern Germany attracts your attention. In this tour we will visit the churches of the old town: the St. Peter’s Church with its sun organ and the George’s Chapel, the St. Nicholas’ Church, the Holy Trinity Church, the Church of Our Lady, and the St. Anne’s Chapel.

 

You will discover a lot about the history and building history of the churches, about the pious life in the Middle Ages and during the Reformation and thereafter. You will learn the history of the world famous Sun Organ, I will tell you the history of the only privately built church in Germany and much more.

 

Duration: 1 ½ hours

 

Attention: This tour is only possible during the opening hours of the churches.