St. Peter and Paul Church

Görlitz, Germany

There was a church on the site of current St. Peter and Paul church in Görlitz already in 1230, the western part has only been remained. The current church was mainly built in between 1423-1497. A first renovation took place in 1590-1596.

In a city fire in 1691, the upper floors of the western building and the inventory, including 36 altars, were destroyed. The roof could be renewed until 1712. At the same time, the church was redecorated in the Baroque style.

In 1835, the interior of the church was repainted. The two towers were brought to a height of 84 meters between 1889 and 1891 with the upper floors and concrete tower helmets.

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Founded: 1423-1497
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)

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Shaown Mojumder (14 months ago)
Free of cost and a must see in the city.
Michael Bryan (14 months ago)
Google says this is a Catholic Church, it is not.
Sabine K. (15 months ago)
Stunning
Christer Olsen Photo (17 months ago)
Lovely church with wonderful architecture and lots of history.
Andreas Lang (19 months ago)
It's a nice old church full of history. When you wanna take pictures it costs 1.5 euros. Entrance is free
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