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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Ulrich Bendorf (20 months ago)
Überraschend prachtvolle Barockkirche. Es fehlt leider die Restaurierung der Deckengemälde.
Stephan Wiltsche (2 years ago)
Ein toller Ort
Veronika Sauter (2 years ago)
Schön gelegene Barockkirche im Herzen von Kisslegg.
Anna-Gabriele Gruber (2 years ago)
Wunderschöne Kirche und wir warten geduldig auf einen neuen Pfarrer, der hoffentlich so annähernd menschlich gut ist wie unser Pfarrer der in den verdienten Ruhestand ging
Simtendo _LP (3 years ago)
どうしてはないでですけど、えにですr。柄するけど!
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