Galluspforte Münster - Basel, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 47° 33.399 E 007° 35.534
32T E 394090 N 5267985
Quick Description: A side porch at the Northern wall of the cathedral of Basel.
Date Posted: 12/16/2010 7:51:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMAAYC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 10

Long Description:
Galluspforte (Gallus Porch) is the most important Romanesque sculpture creation of Switzerland and is said to be the oldest Romanesque figure porch in the German-speaking world.

Most of the cathedral had been destroyed by the earthquake of 1356 and was rebuilt in the following decades until about 1500, but this porch is the almost completely intact original from about 1150/1170, the bronze door was replaced in 1892.
Type of material of the door: Other

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Gothic

Address or physical location:
Münsterplatz CH-4000 Basel

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