Fulda Cathedral

Fulda, Germany

Influenced by Roman Baroque architecture, the Fulda cathedral was built between 1704 and 1712 by the renowned architect Johann Dietzenhofer. The cathedral is not only Fulda’s famous landmark, but also the most significant baroque religious building in the State of Hesse. During construction many parts of the previous church, the 9th century Ratgar Basilika, were integrated in the new cathedral. Since 1752 it has been the cathedral church of the Fulda diocese. The cathedral has retained its great religious significance up to today due to the tomb of St. Boniface which is still today an important place of pilgrimage.

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Domplatz 5, Fulda, Germany
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Founded: 1704-1712
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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虞笑晨 (20 months ago)
教堂是富尔达的标志性建筑,里面虽然不如南德的巴洛克建筑漂亮。但是像祭台,祈祷室等建筑还是能让人感受到巴洛克的丰腴。
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