St. Mary's Church

Innenansicht Stadtkirche St. Marien in Wittenberg

The St. Mary's Church is the oldest building of Lutherstadt and is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The town and parish church is the oldest building in town and is now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Martin Luther used to preach in this church. His companion Johannes Bugenhagen clarified Reformation insights here. The famous painter Lucas Cranach the Elder designed the Reformation altar, which you can admire during a guided tour. You can also discover valuable paintings by Cranach, the elaborately decorated baptismal font by Hermann Vischer the oldest piece of the church, the magnificent organ as well as the vestry of contemporary art.

Opening times

Easter - October

  • Mon–Sat, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
  • Sun, 11.30 am – 6.00 pm

November - Easter

  • Mon–Sat, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • Sun, 11.30 am – 4.00 pm

Entry

a donation is requested

Address

St. Mary's Church
Kirchplatz 20
Lutherstadt Wittenberg