St. Paul's Church

Eppan, Italy

St. Pauls' Conversion Church (San Paolo) is called as 'Dome in the Countryside' as the parish church seems to have been constructed for a huge city. It is consecrated to Conversion of Paul the Apostle and located in the heart of the village. The huge bells in the 86 m high church steeple calls up for the Holy Mass with its deep tones.

In former times S. Paulo has been main village in the municipality of Appiano and numerous aristocrats have been settling down right here. As they wanted to manifest their wealth, they had this huge church constructed between 1484 and 1533 AD. The building time of the steeple lasted from the late 15th to 17th century, today it boasts Gothic and Baroque elements.

Particularly worth noticing is the sundial of 1718 and the monuments of the aristocratic families Firmian, Khuen and Thun.

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Paulser Platz 1, Eppan, Italy
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Founded: 1484
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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www.suedtirolerland.it

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Peter Ebensperger (2 years ago)
Peter (3 years ago)
Sehr schöne Kirche.
Sergio Messina (3 years ago)
Caratteristica
Mirko Areaweb (3 years ago)
Bella
Enzo C (4 years ago)
Bellissima ed imponente chiesa.
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