St.-Marien-Kirche zu Rostock

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Chorgewölbe der Marienkirche

The Interior of St. Mary’s Church
of Rostock

Much was lost during the times of the reformation around 1531, but still St. Mary’s hosts many works of art.
For visitors, guiding leaflets are available in different languages.
Via the panoramic image on the right or the small images down on this page you can get first impressions.

This panorama photograph was taken by
Reinhard Schmolze, showing the state of restoration in 2006. Click the image to change angles and zoom

Nicholas AltarPassion of Christ PaintingMediaeval TapestryNorthern VestryFont (Baptistery)Monumental Astronomical ClockSt. Roch AltarMemorial Chapel and Glass WindowsHigh AltarQuire with Stained Glass WindowsPulpitDuke's Chair and OrganChapel of the Mann Family Von Heinen ChapelWing of St. Mary's AltarStained Glass Window over EntranceMeerheim ChapelMediaeval Stained Glass Windows


1) Mediaeval tapestry

2, 9, 11, 18) Stained glass windows from the gothic era (fragments only) and from around 1900

3, 4, 8, 10, 16) Altars or Altar parts from 1430, 1480, 1530 and 1721

5, 14, 15, 17) Chapels, Epitaphs and Graves from 17th, 18th and 19th century

6) Bronze font (baptistery) from around 1290

12) Renaissance/baroque Pulpit from 1574/1723

7) Monumental Astronomical Clock from 1472

13) Organ Case and Duke’s Chair from 1746/1770

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Astronomische UhrForthcomiForthcomiForthcomi ng Events:

Monday - Saturday (from May to Mid October), 12 a.m.:
Noon Prayer with Organ Music

A brief visit to the organ is possible during noon prayer, meeting point is at 11.55 a.m.

Every Friday, 12 a.m.:
Prayer for Peace with Coventry Reconciliation Prayer

Calendar outdated? Sunday Services when?

Concerts and Church music

Parish Newsletter
of the Lutheran Inner City Parish of Rostock, in German




updated Juni 11, 2015