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Magdeburg Cathedral - Nave
Germany

Magdeburg is one of the first Gothic buildings in Germany (from 1207). The floor plan of the choir with its ambulatory and chapels is influenced by the new French Gothic style, while the execution in the lower parts is traditional. Columns from the previous building were integrated in the choir. Around 1250 the choir was finished, the nave not until 1360.

Outstanding in the Cathedral are the sculptures from the period around 1250: in the choir figures of some Apostles high up, as well as the saints Maurice and Catherine, at the north portal of the wonderful sculptures of the wise and foolish virgins.

Wikipedia: here

My Photos from the Cathedral: Architecture and Sculpture

Copyright: Wolfgang guelcker
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Uploaded: 25/07/2011
Updated: 08/07/2014
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Tags: cathedral; church; interior; gothic; point of interest; cultural; historic
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