Basilica of St. Vitus

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Basilica of St. Vitus in Mönchengladbach

The Basilica of St. Vitus (Münster St. Vitus) stands on the Abteiberg in Mönchengladbach. The church forms, along with the town hall and the Church of the Assumption (Kirche St. Mariä Himmelfahrt), the historical city center. [German]

Basilica of St. Vitus

Pope Paul VI elevated the church to the rank of Minor Basilica in 1973. The Bibelfenster, a window in the church choir, is worth seeing. It dates back to the 13th century.

Abteiberg Museum

The photo was taken in the sculpture garden of the Abteiberg Museum. The sculpture is titled Anello and was created by Italian sculptor Mauro Staccioli (1937-2018) in 2001.

Sources / More info

  • Link Description of the St. Vitus Basilica on Wikipedia (ENG)
  • Link Official website of the Abteiberg Museum (ENG)
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