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St. Kilian Cathedral, Wurzburg

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A Romanesque church whose construction began in 1040, St. Kilian Cathedral is the third church to be built on this site after both its predecessors fell victim to fires. In the 1700s, the interior was redone in Baroque style, which contrasted with the original's more somber Romanesque architecture. The church was badly damaged in World War II, then restored to its original Romanesque style. Certain elements of the Baroque interior were left intact, giving the church a sometimes-controversial blend of styles, including Gothic. Check online to see when special tours are offered, or book a private one through the church website. Be sure to schedule at least two weeks in advance. By using our Wurzburg vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to St. Kilian Cathedral and other attractions in Wurzburg.
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  • This was great example of a baroque cathedral that suffered from the binning of WWII and yet shines eight examples of many eras of constructions and reconstruction.  more »
  • Construction history and post-war history are are a building with many attractions hochineressant-despite the collapse of the ceiling of the nave after the bombing... Spatial effect and Bishop graves in the first place
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  • The Cathedral is one of the most remarkable ever just one of about 17 churches in Würzburg, yet. After a complete renovation, the cathedral stands today once again for a modern House of worship with a very old and rich history. In any case a nearly one-hour guided tour join and then into the DOM it is worth Museum - on all Fälle-equal to what faith is. The architecture in the change of history is to track perfectly. I have my pleasure again and again.
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