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Augsburger Dom

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Identification

Augsburger Dom
Augsburg Cathedral
125556

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
masonry

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • Documented history of the Augburger Dom dates back to 823.
  • The Profetenfenster ("windows of the prophets"), showing Jonas, Daniel, Hosea, and Moses, are among the oldest (middle 12th century) glass paintings of the human figure in Germany.
  • Its oldest portion is probably the crypt under the western choir, laid out in the 10th century by Bishop Ultrich.
  • The building features Romanesque and Gothic frescoes, beautifully painted vaults, four paintings by Hans Holbein the Elder, and a bronze door from 1356 with 35 reliefs showing scenes from the Old Testament.

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Location

Hoher Weg
Hoher Weg
86152
Innenstadt
Augsburg
Bavaria
Germany

Technical Data

203.41 ft
203.41 ft
203.41 ft

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Cathedral title is officially assigned
  • Clock(s) displayed on the outside
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