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Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), Graz
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The Franciscan Church and Franciscan Monastery are a church and associated monastery in the centre of the city of Graz, Austria. The monastery was founded by the Franciscan order, who still own it, and is first mentioned in 1239.In the church, a high but narrow 14th-century chancel contrasts with the comparatively low and wide nave. The chancel was gutted by a bomb in World War II, and subsequently rebuilt with a new contemporary interior. The stained glass windows bathe the church in light, whilst the chancel is dominated by a grey cast iron crucifix that seems to hover. The organ was installed by the Potsdam based Schuke company in 2004.The original Gothic cloisters of the monastery enclose a monastery garden, and are open to the public. The walls of the cloister are lined with the names, professions and life data of the distinguished burghers and noblemen who were buried in this place between the 15th and the 18th centuries. On the first floor of the monastery, with windows looking into the chancel of the church, is the oratory, where the friars meet for their holy offices.The high tower, one of the more prominent Graz landmarks, is unusual for a Franciscan establishment. It owes its existence to the church's strategic location next to the city walls, and was built as a fortified tower by the city authorities in the 17th century.To visit Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche) on your holiday in Graz, and find out what else Graz has to offer, use our Graz travel itinerary planner.
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街を歩いていたら雨が激しく降ってきたので雨宿りさせてもらいました。教会の中へ入ると、高い天井に姿勢がピンとなりました。とても静かで、他には誰もいなかったので、ゆっくりとステンドグラスと祭壇を鑑賞しました。左右の窓もステンドグラスになっていて雨が止んで光が差し込むととても綺麗でした。立ち寄って正解でした。So I was walking the streets when raining has been asked by shelter. Going into the Church, attitude pins and high ceilings. So no one was very quiet and the other slowly and watch altar and stained-glass Windows. It was very beautiful and light rain stopped becoming a stained-glass window on the left and right. Stop by the right.show original
This is a modest church with a nice steeple and cloister between old town and the Mur River. Church shows the mass schedule as follows: Sunday: 6:30, 9:30, 11:30 and 20:00; Weekdays : 6:30 ( Jakobi Ch... read more »
Obwohl noch manche barocke Einsprengsel in der Kirche (und in der Antoniuskapelle) sichtbar sind, ist der gotische Ursprung (teilweise ergänzt durch neogotische "Verzierungen") erkennbar. Die Kirche i... read more »Although some Baroque insertions in the Church (and the chapel) are visible, of Gothic origin is visible (partially supplemented by neo-Gothic "ornaments"). The Church is dedicated to not only Saint Francis of Assisi, you can see traces of his thought... Straight in the offerings of Franciscan outside Church servicesshow original
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