St. Gallus and Ulrich Church

Kißlegg, Germany

The Parish Church of St. Gallus and Ulrich was built in 1734-1738 by Johann Georg Fischer through the conversion of a Gothic church predecessor. It was extensively renovated between 1974 and 1980. The church contains a Madonna of 1623 (attributed to Hans Zürn the Elder), a baroque pulpit of divination Johann Wilhelm (1745) and numerous tombs of the 16th and 17th century. The church also has a valuable treasure of silver (1741-1755) from the workshop of the Augsburg silversmith Franz Christoph Mäderl.

The church also contains a purported relic of Saint Clemens that is in fact an example of a so-called catacomb saint, a corpse that has been taken from the Roman Catacombs, decorated, given a fictitious name, and presented as the relic of a Roman Catholic saint.

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Founded: 1734-1738
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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J Ra (9 months ago)
A beautiful church, albeit a bit squat because of the width of the church. Nonetheless, the interior is very nicely designed. There is a lot to discover and marvel at. A beautifully designed nativity scene can also be admired during the Christmas season.
J Ra (9 months ago)
A beautiful church, albeit a bit squat because of the width of the church. Nonetheless, the interior is very nicely designed. There is a lot to discover and marvel at. A beautifully designed nativity scene can also be admired during the Christmas season.
Zbigniew “Zibi” Buczek (11 months ago)
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Zbigniew “Zibi” Buczek (11 months ago)
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Cassian Jakobs (12 months ago)
The Kißlegg church is one of the particularly worth seeing in this region. The artistic conception and execution leave you amazed once again. Some of the image motifs are revealed to the viewer, otherwise a very nice art guide from the Josef Fink publishing house will help. One of the special features is the silver plating of the stucco. There is a lot to discover in this beautiful parish church.
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