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The Church of St. Michael: photos, description, Sankt Michaelis Kirche)

The Church of St. Michael was founded in the year 1001 by order of the Bishop Bernward. The building is a classic example of a fortified temple in Ottone-Romanesque style. The interior of the temple artlessly, only square columns divide the three aisles between them.

Preserved the unique ceiling frescos of the XII century - they were evacuated during the war and so survived. The frescoes depict the family tree of Christ - from Adam and eve to Mary and Jesus. In the crypt of the Church holds the sarcophagus of the founder-Holy Bernard.