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Address: Windhoek, Namibia
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A beautiful Lutheran church overlooking the capital of Windhoek. One of the few well kept buildings left from days gone bye.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Windhoek, Namibia
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Nassau, New Providence Island
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68 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here while in Windhoek with my parents (of German descent). Well kept & looked after. Good piece of German / Namibian heritage being looked after.

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Thank Nokwatcha
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most iconic building in Windhoek. It is a logistical marvel and a true tribute to the Germans settlers. Beautiful and still actively used for Sunday services and weddings. A must see for every traveller and tourist.

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Thank Gideon T
Windhoek, Namibia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful Lutheran church overlooking the capital of Windhoek. One of the few well kept buildings left from days gone bye.

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Thank conniemicro
Algiers, Algeria
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99 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

By European standards just a normal church at the center of the city. If you have an extra 10 or 15 minutes and you are passing by you can visit. Otherwise I do not think it will be worth to change your route.

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Thank towfik2016
Tromso, Norway
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305 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

One of the main attractions in the city is the famous Christuskirche. The German lutheran church that is featured in many postcards. It has a mixture of neo-gothic and art nouveau.

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Thank Lance_Kerwin
Porto, Portugal
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The church is overwhelming, is a very old and similar to those in Germany, this is a heritage of the colonialism of Namibia. The but, is that for three times that i tried to view the inside, the church was always closed.

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Thank CGN_JPN
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic church, a landmark in Windhoek Original stones and glass used at time of Colonial German Südwest Africa. Visiting hours only during the week thou.

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Thank Rob V
Melbourne
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118 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Christuskirche is in a position overlooking the town. It is relatively small and is lacking any eyecatching features.

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Thank NorbertW
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The church is a beautiful building with lovely stained glass windows. The inside is very quiet and peaceful. I was not asked for an entrance fee but there is a donation box at the entrance. There were a couple of gentlemen who were selling some crafts and there are those who were guarding cars. None seemed threatening. It is across... More 

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Thank Tembeka
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Lovely church located centrally but there's nothing much more to catch the eye when in Windhoek but Namibia is AWESOME

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