Christuskirche, Windhoek

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#3 of 13 in Historic Sites in Namibia
Located in the city's historic center, Christuskirche represents an example of Gothic Revival architecture, built between 1907 and 1910 and accented with Art Nouveau elements. The church boasts a spire made from quartz sandstone, while part of its roof and three bronze bells were sent from Germany. The stained glass windows, a gift from Emperor Wilhelm II, remain the building's major feature. Arrange to visit Christuskirche and other attractions in Windhoek using our Windhoek vacation trip planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It's simply a cute little church, but it's no big deal. Unlike Catholic churches, has a very sober decoration (more suitable for a temple, by the way). The high point is the architecture from the outside anyway.
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  • August 10, 2017
    This neo-Romanesque church with Art Nouveau touch seems almost fail here in Africa. Beautiful Windows, which still Wilhelm II has donated.
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  • August 6, 2017
    The church was closed so no way to go inside. This was one of the very few churches we saw in Windhoek.  more »
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  • July 23, 2017
    Beautiful landmark....Can't help take a picture. Next time will stop and make time to admire better.
  • May 19, 2017
    Each and every year I travel to the other side of the planet. As Austrian winter is cold and dark. In January 2014 I toured around at Windhoek. Enjoyed the living community and friendly people.
  • August 13, 2017
    There is a "caretaker" that can give you a brief history lesson about the church
  • May 14, 2017
    It's just an okay looking church. I did not think it a great deal as I've seen much more beautiful ones in Europe. But considering there's not much in Windhoek this stands out
  • July 21, 2017
    A beutiful historic place

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