The Basilica of St. Vitus (Münster St. Vitus) is located on the Abteiberg in Mönchengladbach. Together with the town hall and the Church of the Assumption (Kirche St. Mariä Himmelfahrt), it forms the historical centre of the city. Worth seeing is the Bible window from the 13th century in the choir of the church. [German]
The Baroque church attached to Olimje Castle was built between 1665 and 1675. At the side chapel I discovered a statue dedicted to Saint Anthony the Great. One attribute of this saint is the pig, which can be seen lying at his feet.
The construction of the Catholic Parish church in Gloggnitz started in 1933 but wasn’t finished before 1962. The church is dedicated to Christ the King, so it is generally known as Christkönigskirche.
In the beginning the later cathedral of Halle was a church built by the Dominican. Traditionally churches of a mendicant order don’t have a tower. The lovely gables were added by Cardinal Albert of Brandenburg. Today it is just a church again but people of Halle still call the edifice a Dom (cathedral).
The chapel of Querfurt Castle was built in the second half of 12th century. It is located in the middle of the castle. Inside the chapel is decorated in a Baroque style. The tower behind the chapel is named Marterturm (Tower of Torture).
Inside the Naumburg Cathedral (13th century) in Naumburg (Saale) there are fascinating as well as fun details to see at some handrails. The handrails are decorated with persons, animals and mythical creatures. Some of them made me think the way to heaven is probably arduous.
The church of St. Wenceslaus (Stadtpfarrkirche St. Wenzel) was built in 15th century. Inside it is famous for paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder and a Baroque organ named Hildebrand Orgel. The viewing platform at the tower of the church (Wenzelsturm) is a great place for taking pictures of the city.
The St. Aegidius’ Chapel (Ägidienkapelle) was part of the medieval cathedral curia. Today is this 13th-century chapel part of the southern route of the Romanesque Road (Straße der Romanik) in Saxony-Anhalt.