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St. Lorenz (St. Lawrence’s Church)  

St. Lawrence’s Church

St. Lawrence’s Church

The building of this basilica in high gothic style started between 1243 and 1315. The western façade between the two steeples is decorated with a rosette window and can be dated via the joint coats of arms of Charles IV and his third wife Anna von Schweidnitz who got married in 1353. Plans were changed during building, integrating the side chapels between the buttresses for the side aisles (1391) and the galleries above the side portals. Between 1439 and 1477, the vast late gothic hall chancel was added. During World War II, St. Lawrence's Church was badly damaged. Reconstruction started after 1945, directed by Julius Lincke (re-consecration on 10 August, 1952). The interior contains important works of art, including numerous epitaphs, stone and wooden sculptures, and most remarkably the tabernacle by Adam Kraft (1493/96), the Annunciation with corresponding chandelier by Veit Stoß (1517/18), the Deocarus Altar (1437) and the Krell Altar (1483). The pulpit is a neo-gothic work.

 

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St. Lorenzkriche (St. Lawrence’s Church)

Lorenzer Platz 10

90402 Nuremberg

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Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m

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