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Location address: Deutschland, Rostock
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St. Mary’s Church, Rostock, in German Marienkirche, is the biggest of three town churches found in the Hanseatic city of Rostock, in northern Germany. The other two are St. Peter’s (Petrikirche) and St. Nicholas (Nikolaikirche). A fourth, St. James’ (Jakobikirche), was heavily damaged during the Second World War and subsequently demolished. St. Mary’s was designated in 1265 as the main parish church and since the Protestant Reformation in 1531 it’s the house of a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran State Church of Mecklenburg.
The Rostock astronomical clock is a fifteenth-century astronomical clock in St. Mary’s Church, Rostock.