Herz-Jesu-Kirche

Graz, Austria

The Herz-Jesu-Kirche is the largest church in Graz. It was designed down to the last detail by architect Georg Hauberrisser and constructed from 1881 to 1887.

The church was designed in the Neogothic style, with a large, high nave and under-church. The tower is 109.6 meters tall, making it the third-highest church tower in Austria. Of special note are the stained glass windows, which are among the few extant examples in Austria of Neogothic stained glass.

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Nibelungengasse 30, Graz, Austria
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Founded: 1881-1887
Category: Religious sites in Austria

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ErZr88 (3 months ago)
Amazing place to visit.
Helga D. (10 months ago)
The most beautiful church I ever had visited. Very calm atmosphere. Beautiful shining lights. If you like gothic style buildings you must visit
Sr. Sanz (13 months ago)
One of the most special church in thr city
Princess Sarcasm (15 months ago)
Beautiful Church on Sundays you hear people singin inside from the outside
Balazs Gyimoti (2 years ago)
Beautiful place ;)
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