City Church of Bremgarten

Bremgarten, Switzerland

The City Church of Bremgarten is an important landmark. The church was built in 1300 and was consecrated in honor of Saint Mary Magdalene. In 1420 Anna of Brunswick-Lüneburg, the wife of Frederick IV, Duke of Austria, gave all rights to the church to the local hospital, under the condition that a mass in her memory would be served once per year. The mass is still being served. In 1529, in the course of the Reformation, the building was converted into a Protestant church, but in 1532 it became Catholic again, Since 1532, the church has been consecrated in honor of Saint Nicholas.

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Founded: c. 1300
Category: Religious sites in Switzerland

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Aneta Basiuk (3 years ago)
A beautiful church with impressive interior decoration. Most of all I like it here during the Christmas holidays, very elegant and festive.
feric igor (4 years ago)
Great new pastor, the old one is great too
Edwin Berchtold (4 years ago)
Painted relatively dark, but beautiful
xter I.d (5 years ago)
Beautiful artistic building.I love the Interiors,so home coming and heart warming
Marina Bianca (5 years ago)
The parish church dedicated to St. Nicholas dating back to the eleventh century. The bell tower is enlarged in 1343 in 1742. The entire hotel was restored in 1984. The interior it features Baroque and Renaissance works.
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