St. Peter und Paul Church

Stans, Switzerland

The Parish church of Stans, St. Peter und Paul was built from 1641 until 1647 by the architect Jakob Berger. The church was constructed in an early-Baroque style, while the bell tower is an older Romanesquestructure. The three nave Basilica was built south of the earlier church, though the older bell tower dates from this previous church. The interior is decorated in white, gold and black. The simple interior ornamentation comes from Lombardy while there altar figures were done by Georg Allhelg. Next to the church is a two story chapel and ossuary for the nearby Capucin monastery.

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Dorfplatz 9, Stans, Switzerland
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Founded: 1641-1647
Category: Religious sites in Switzerland

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