St. Michaelis Church, Hamburg Hamburg's culture landmark, the St. Michaelis Church, called the "Michel" has the biggest tower clock in the Federal Republic of Germany. The clock faces have a circumference of more than 24 metres. The hands are 4.91 and 3.65 metres long. The "Michel" is also the most important baroque church in Northern Germany and the third St. Michaelis Church. The first two churches were destroyed by fire in 1750 and 1906.