St. Gangolf's Church

Trier, Germany

The original St. Gangolf's Church was built in 958 AD, but replaced with a current one between 1284-1344. The Gothic parts were added around 1500 and Baroque elements between 1731-1746.



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Grabenstraße 19, Trier, Germany
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Founded: 1284-1344
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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