Michaeliskirche, leipzig

The Lutheran Michaeliskirche in Leipzig is dedicated to the Archangel Michael and the current building dates from 1904. The church was built to serve the increasing number of citizens as the city of Leipzig expanded north from its medieval core. The 230 ft. church tower is one of the highest in the city. As one of the few churches in Leipzig, the Michaeliskirche survived WWII with only minimal damage. The Lutheran community supports many music ensembles and hosts numerous concerts every year. The Sauer organ at the back of the church is regularly used for concerts, particularly during the Bach Festival in June every year.