Baslika St. Lorenz, Kempten
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
St. Lorenz Basilica is a baroque minor Basilica in Kempten, Bavaria.It is the former abbey church of the Benedictine Kempten Abbey. It is currently used as the parish church of the Roman Catholic parish of St. Lawrence in the Diocese of Augsburg.A church was built on the site in the 13th Century but was burned down in 1478.Roman Giel of Gielsberg, the Abbot of Kempten, commissioned the master builder Michael Beer from Graubünden to build a new church to serve the parish and monastery. The foundation stone of the Basilica of St. Lawrence was laid on 13 April 1652. This was one of the first large churches built in Germany after the end of the Thirty Years' War.Michael Beer built the nave, the ground floor of the towers and the choir. He was succeeded by Johann Serro on 24 March 1654.The church was consecrated on 12 May 1748.In 1803 the monastery was dissolved and the church became a purely parish church.In 1900 the twin towers were finally completed. They were build of concrete which is heavier than the used material before that time. Cracks at the connections to the main building are the result of the completed towers.Our Kempten trip builder makes visiting Baslika St. Lorenz and other Kempten attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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endroit central de Kempten, messe assez traditionnelle et solennelle - tout en allemand naturellementcentral location of Kempten, quite traditional and solemn - mass while German courseshow original
Another of the glorious buildings found in this area. Great example of the local architecture. We spent some time walking around the outside and enjoyed taking in all the detail.
Die Basilika ist im mitten der Kemptner Stiftstadt, direkt neben dem Brauereigasthof zum Stift. Unheimlich schöne Basilika, die man sich unbedingt ansehen sollte, wenn man schon mal in Kempten ist.The Basilica is in the middle of Kali pen city, directly next to the brewery Inn to the pen. Scary beautiful Basilica, you necessarily should look at, if you're ever in Kempten.show original
basilika in the calm reagion of kempten, very relaxing atmosphere and great people around
Maren KeltingGreat Basilicashow original
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