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Church of our Lady (Marienkapelle)

Church of our Lady (Marienkapelle)
Church of our Lady (Marienkapelle), Würzburg

Late Gothic period hall church; construction started in 1377 and was finished in 1480 with the erection of a church tower. Elaborate ornamentation, especially in the arches of the doorways (figures of Adam and Eve by Tilman Riemenschneider – the originals are now on display in the Mainfränkisches Museum, replaced by replicas from 1975). Interior was replaced after fire damage in 1945. The altar features four panels with paintings from 1514. Famous Beautiful Madonna (around 1420) and Silver Madonna (17th century). Numerous tombs of Franconian knights and citizens of Würzburg, including the tomb of Konrad von Schaumberg (died 1499) by Riemenschneider and the tomb of the great Baroque architect Balthasar Neumann (1687-1753) at the market gate.

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Address: 97070 Würzburg
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