Castle Church of Schleiden

Schleiden, Germany

The Castle Church of Schleiden, a late-gothic three-nave hall-church with an interesting net-and-star vault, was built between 1516 and 1525 according to the plans of Johann Vianden. This Castle Church is the Catholic parish church today. On the end walls of the side aisles are precious glass paintings from 1535, a valuable König organ (constructed around 1770) and a sarcophagus made of black marble. Equally remarkable are the late-gothic glass windows, the vault paintings and the Flemish altar wing.

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Founded: 1516-1525
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Daniela Schmitz (14 months ago)
A beautiful church
Uta Heitkemper (3 years ago)
J.A.C. G & B (3 years ago)
One of the most important late Gothic hall churches in the northern Eifel. Built in the early 16th century (1516-1525). In the church there is the crypt of the noble family of Manderscheids, the builders of the church. The parish church is dedicated to St. Philip and St. James. Really worth seeing!
Antonio La Rosa (4 years ago)
Нели Nely (5 years ago)
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