St. Lorenz Church and St. Sebaldus Church
St. Lorenz Church and St. Sebaldus Church – Nuremberg’s most important Houses of God
St. Lorenz Church and St. Sebaldus Church are the largest and most beautiful churches of Nuremberg. Both Houses of God boast a rich decoration and contain important art treasures. The construction of St. Lorenz Church was started in the 13th century. The huge late Gothic chancel was added in 1477. St. Sebaldus Church was constructed between 1235 and 1274 after the example of Bamberg Cathedral as a three-nave pillared basilica. The late Gothic Sebaldus choir dates from 1379.
St. Lorenz Church and St. Sebaldus Church in Nuremberg – A round tour
In St. Lorenz Church, the visitor’s eyes are attracted by the stellar vault at the Marian chandelier illuminating the famous Angelic salutation in an amazing way. The four meters high wood-carving is considered the chief work of Veit Stoß. The 20 meters high sacrament house is deemed to be the most important piece of Adam Kraft. In the east wing of St. Sebaldus Church, there is the Schreyer-Landauer epitaph, created in 1492 as Adam Kraft’s first work. In the silver screen of St. Sebaldus’ tomb are conserved the relics of the church’s and the town’s patron. St. Sebaldus’ tomb is the most important casting work of German art history.
PrivateCityHotels Nuremberg – Catch splendid moments
St. Lorenz Church and St. Sebaldus Church offer an impressing view. Nuremberg is rich of picturesque places and great history. PrivateCityHotels make any Nuremberg stay something very special. Guests appreciate the central situation and the cordial atmosphere. Hotel rooms can easily be booked via the Internet.
Lorenzer Platz 10 , Albrecht-Dürer-Platz 1
My perfect day...
Fresh start into the morning My perfect day in Nuremberg commences already before breakfast. My tip: Put on your runners or inline-skates and explore the idyllic Pegnitz banks – with a start direct in front of the hotel! After such an ...Check out the tips + hotel