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A contract to the arid countryside.

If in Swakopmund do walk up to the church, it's lovely inside and a refuge from the glaring sun. A... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Reading, United Kingdom
A colonial landmark not to be missed !

This grande dame of colonial charm proudly graces the skyline of Swakopmund .The lovely baroque... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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25 Mar 2017
“A contract to the arid countryside.”
9 Dec 2016
“A colonial landmark not to be missed !”
Swakopmund, Namibia
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

If in Swakopmund do walk up to the church, it's lovely inside and a refuge from the glaring sun. A very helpful guard chatted to us outside and helped my friend down from the rocks.

Thank Lonsdale6
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This grande dame of colonial charm proudly graces the skyline of Swakopmund .The lovely baroque style elegant Lutheran church dates back to 1911 and is not overly adorned, but simple and powerful in its simplicity and beauty.. The recently restored stained glass windows and beautiful...More

Thank GeorgKnoke
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Popped in to this lovely church which is a very elegant building dating to around 1911. Inside is light and elegant and not over adorned like some in Italy etc. Chatted briefly to older man and his daughter who were mind in the building -...More

Thank JanandDavid
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The buildings in this town is so beautiful and neat, there is so much character in all of the old streets with the beautiful houses and buildings.

Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 18 February 2016

A site well worth to visit by architecture lovers. It rumoured to be the second oldest building in Swakopmund. Made some aerial photos during late afternoon, flying around the church, when colours are just beautiful.

Thank Delovoi
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A beautiful old church in a fine architectural style in keeping with the rest of the town, and a fine example of elegant design. Well worth the visit.

Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Historic church, the coloured windows in front are wonderful. You can experience the German architecture of this church. You can sign a visitors book at the front entrance.

Thank Brigitte B
Reviewed 27 December 2014

An elegant church, with central European style 'onion' dome, which you would not expect to see in the Namibian desert. A cool creamy yellow interior, with beautiful stained glass windows. Incidentally, the picture on this page is not that of the church.

Thank bill1942
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Memories of this church for my husband,who celebrated his confirmation in this church many years ago.A friendly lady gave us information.

Thank HelgL
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Beautiful stone church heavily embedded in the German and Afrikaan history as relates to the European occupation of Namibia. The Church spokesperson glossed over the genocide policies of Germany in the early 1900's when local tribes were killed or pushed out into the Kalahari to...More

Thank Bill K
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