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Dom St. Johannes der Taufer und Donatus

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Identification

Dom St. Johannes der Taufer und Donatus
Meissener Dom , Meissen Cathedral
123481

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
masonry
gothic

Usages

church

Facts

  • 1423 - Construction of the "Fuerstenkapelle" begun; vaulting from 1443-1446.
  • 1471-1481 - Third story of the towers by Arnold von Westfalen.
  • ca. 1400: The great western portal was constructed.
  • In the year 986 the Diocese of Meissen was founded.
  • In 1315 the construction of western towers was begun.
  • In 1266, under the direction of Bishop Withego I, new construction was begun starting with eastern portions.
  • From 1904-1909 the towers were completed according to drawings by Carl Schäfer.

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Location

Domplatz 7
Domplatz 7
01662
Meissen
Saxony
Germany

Technical Data

1266
1909
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