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St. Thomas Church

The restored Gothic St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) is one of Leipzig’s top attractions and it has a rich 800-year history, to say the least: right here, Martin Luther used to lecture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played the organ in the church, and Richard Wagner was baptised. However, it is most famous for being the church where Johann Sebastian Bach used to serve as a cantor for 27 years. The magnificent building is home to the master composer’s sarcophagus, and is a must visit when being in Leipzig.
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