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St Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) UNESCO World Heritage Site

St Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) UNESCO World Heritage Site
St Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) UNESCO World Heritage Site

St. Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) is an important medieval Catholic cathedral, that has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985. The cathedral church was built between 1010 and 1020 in Romanesque style. The Cathedral is famous for its many priceless artworks, including The bronze doors, commissioned by Bishop Bernward (1015), with reliefs from the history of Adam and of Jesus Christ, and a bronze column 15 ft. high (dating from 1020), adorned with reliefs from the life of Christ. The Cathedral museum owns one of the most extensive collections of medieval treasures in Europe.

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[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Mary%27s_Cathedral,_Hildesheim ]

Related: http://en.http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/187
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