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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Stasio A. (2 years ago)
A beautiful gothic-style cathedral with a soaring tower.
Sabine Mayer (2 years ago)
Spiritual place with outstanding art treasures
Alexander M. Blass (3 years ago)
Large and beautiful church in the center of Feldkirch. Too big for me personally, but everyone feels different. The church has been beautifully renovated from the outside and has a magnificent entrance gate and a very beautiful fountain in front of the church.
Francis Müller (3 years ago)
Very big, good church. Every visit is worthwhile
Veli Sensoy (3 years ago)
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