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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Павел Шкодивский (14 months ago)
Must see!
Aaron France (15 months ago)
Jesus Christ so bad.
Zlatin Karanikolov (15 months ago)
impressive. must see church
Petras Kromelis (2 years ago)
A beautiful place, a wonderful church near the river, Poland on the other side you can see
Fir N (2 years ago)
Cold and spacious. Full of rich history. No photos allowed unless you pay a small token at the counter for permission.
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