The Marktkirche St.Georgii et Jacobi, commonly known as the Marktkirche is the main Lutheran church in Hannover, Germany. The church was built in the 14th century as part of a building project that included the Old Town Hall, it was built to a German Brick Gothic style. The church has a saddleback roof, its tower is a landmark of the city and was seen as a symbol of wealth and power in the city. The church was heavily damaged by bombings during World War Two but was restored to its former glory shortly after.
The church is situated in the centre of the city. If travelling by car, there are a number of city centre car parks available to park at. If using public transport, take any U-Bahn, S-Bahn or bus to Hannover ‘Central’ station which is a 5-minute walk away from the church.
Opening Times and Admission
The church is open daily and welcomes in visitors from 10am-6pm. Guided tours only run on Saturdays and cost 3 euros per person.