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Go Historic ID
319168
names
St. Maria im Kapitol
St. Mary's at the Capitol
coordinates
50.934600° N, 6.958380° E
main dates
1065 constructed
styles/periods
categories
address
Kasinostrasse 6
50676
phone
(0221) 214615

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  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    July 16, 2011

    The best view of St. Maria im Kapitol is from an open plaza on the east, but entrance is via the west door after passing the cloisters. Inside, an iron gate opens into the Romanesque nave. The view to the apse is unfortunately interrupted by a large choir screen (of the Renaissance era), but the overall impression is still of great size and spaciousness. The nave is supported by strong rectangular pillars and narrow round striped arches, with decorative clustered columns above. The only departure is the continuation of the side aisles around the apses. continue reading →

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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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