The St. Nicholas Cathedral in Feldkirch

Dompl. 6, 6800 Feldkirch, Austria

Simona Bertolaso

Feldkirch

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The St. Nicholas Cathedral or just Feldkirch Cathedral is part of the old town and is the largest Gothic church in Vorarlberg. With the founding of the diocese of Feldkirch parish church it became a cathedral on 12 August of 1968.
In the city fires of 1348, 1396 and 1460 the building of the original church was badly affected. In 1478 the church built under the plans of architect Hans Sturm added a new late Gothic nave equipped with a double deck. The present choir was built around 1520. The church is further complemented by the vestry and a baptistery.

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