By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Baroque portal of Canon's Residence "At the Black Gate / U cerné brány" (Olomouc, Central Moravia)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 49° 35.738 E 017° 15.490
33U E 663183 N 5496121
Quick Description: Depicted Baroque portal with CoA of canon Johann Karl Leopold, Graf von Scherffenberg is principal architectural facade' element of Residentia Salisburgiana in Olomouc.
Location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/25/2014 3:22:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMKK90
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 23

Long Description:

Depicted Baroque portal with CoA of canon Johann Karl Leopold, Graf von Scherffenberg is principal architectural facade' element of Residentia Salisburgiana in Olomouc.

Olomouc is unique by its church' district with 14 palaces of canons of the Metropolitan Chapter of St. Wenceslas, Baroque palace "U cerné brány" is one of them. This four-winged residence was rebuilt in its present form at the time of the canon Johann Karl Leopold, Graf von Scherffenberg (Jan Karel Leopold, hrabe Scherffenberg), in the second third of the 18th century. Jan Michael Scherhauf was the creator of the entrance portal with the coat of arms of the builder, dating from the year 1766. A monumental staircase and barrel vaults with lunettes and cavetto ceilings on the first floor, with stucco mirrors, are preserved in the residence, which consists of four wings.

Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Other

Address or physical location:
Kanovnická rezidence U černé brány Křížkovského 425/2 779 00 Olomouc Czech Republic


Visit Instructions:
  • At least one photo is required.
  • A VISITED only remark, will be deleted.
  • Search for...
    Geocaching.com Google Map
    Google Maps
    MapQuest
    Bing Maps
    Trails.com Maps
    Nearest Waymarks
    Nearest Doorways of the World
    Nearest Geocaches
    Nearest Benchmarks
    Nearest Hotels
    Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
    Recent Visits/Logs:
    There are no logs for this waymark yet.