St. Nicholas Cathedral

Feldkirch, Austria

The St. Nicholas Cathedral or just Feldkirch Cathedral is part of the old town and is the largest Gothic church in Vorarlberg. With the founding of the diocese of Feldkirch parish church it became a cathedral on 12 August of 1968.

In the city fires of 1348, 1396 and 1460 the building of the original church was badly affected. In 1478 the church built under the plans of architect Hans Sturm added a new late Gothic nave equipped with a double deck. The present choir was built around 1520. The church is further complemented by the vestry and a baptistery.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Austria

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Gine Ginee (5 months ago)
Nice and large church
Lukáš Maxmilián Stružka (6 months ago)
Gothic architecture, nice church.
Claudia DuCrKr (7 months ago)
A huge church in the city!
Виктория Зайцева (15 months ago)
A very beautiful cathedral. Gothic architecture is simply mesmerizing. The columns and vaults of the church create a fantastic pattern. It seems that these are magnificent flowers on tall stems. We got to the church in the evening, when some kind of event was to be held there. A chamber ensemble played, candles were burning on the seats. The atmosphere was very poetic, sublime. I am delighted. I would like to visit this church again.
Stasio A. (4 years ago)
A beautiful gothic-style cathedral with a soaring tower.
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