St. Catherine´s Church


St. Catherine’s church is the only one of the four former monastery churches in Lübeck which has been preserved.

St. Catherine’s was built around 1300 for the Franciscan order – as a church for a mendicant order with no church spire. This light brick edifice was once the Franciscans’ headquarters for the entire Baltic region and in spite of its relatively simple architecture, the brickwork of black-green glazed and red unglazed bricks is highly impressive. There are numerous features to be discovered in the interior such as the two-storied choir and the masterpiece “The Raising of Lazarus” by the Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto (1576). St. Catherine’s was extensively refurbished and restored between 2011 and 2016.

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St. Catherine´s Church

Königstraße 27

23552 Lübeck


Phone: 0451 1 22 41 34

Fax: 0451-122-4183



General information

  • Bad Weather Offer
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • for families
  • for individual guests
  • for Children of all Ages
  • Suitable for Pushchair
Foreign Language
  • German
  • English
Payment Options
  • Cash
Hygiene and infection control measures
  • Distance control
  • Notice signs
  • Heed the hygiene instructions
  • Mouth-nose covering compulsory
Accessibility information

Access to the churches possible with outside help. 

Price info
Adults € 2
Children unter 6 years free
Children and young people up to 18 years € 1,50

Bus numbers 4, 10, 11, 21, 31, 32 and 39 to bus stop ›Fleischhauerstraße‹
More info
For guided tours outside the opening times, please contact Ms. Schwarz:
Tel.: (+49) 451 1 22 4134

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