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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Veli Sensoy (9 months ago)
I'm Ruhe ort
Karl Heinz (10 months ago)
Besinnlicher Ort. Still und andachtsvoll. War eine halbe Stunde drin
Jose Lejin P J (15 months ago)
Good architecture and interior designs. St. Nicholas Cathedral in Feldkirch is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It is part of the old town and is the largest Gothic church in Vorarlberg. It is part of Diocese of Feldkirch.
MASSIMO LONGONI (18 months ago)
visitata solo alla sera , quindi non posso dare un giudizio del suo interno . la cattedrale di San Nicola è comunque la chiesa principale del paese dal 1968
Zara Zara Kurd (5 years ago)
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