Google translation : The St. Michael's Church is one of the main churches of the Hanseatic city of Lüneburg . In the 14th Century was the impressive monastery church of the former Benedictine monastery of St. Michael resident . The present church was built from the year 1376 , in 1379 the crypt was completed. The main church and the abbot's chapel were not originally planned in 1412 and the tower was built in 1434 . It was during the construction of the Church of construction on problems with static . The church stands on the escarpment of a salt dome and therefore lowers , thus the massive round pillars have fallen up to 70 cm from the Lot.