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St. Mary's Church (Lübeck)

The St. Mary's Church was built between 1265 and 1352 as the church of the merchants and councillors of the city. It is the main church in Lübeck and served as a model for later churches in other cities on the Baltic coast.
A legend says that in 1705, 20-year-old Bach walked 400 kilometers to listen the organist's performance at this church.
In 1942, during the Second World War, the St. Mary's Church was heavily damaged in an air raid. It is said that the bell began to ring from the heat of the spire's burning, and then fell. The building was repaired after the war, but the fallen bell has been preserved in its original form.

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