Franciscan Church - Vienna, Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 48° 12.383 E 016° 22.457
33U E 602104 N 5340152
Quick Description: This Catholic Church was completed in 1611.
Location: Wien, Austria
Date Posted: 12/17/2014 11:30:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMN36K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Wikipedia (visit link) informs us:

"The Franciscan Church (German: Franziskanerkirche), also known as the Church of St. Jerome, is a Roman Catholic parish church dedicated to Saint Jerome and located in the historic city center of Vienna, Vienna's 1st district (Innere Stadt). It is the church of the Franciscan Order in Vienna.


Erected in 1603 the outside facade of Franciscan Church is Renaissance in style. However, its interior is Baroque. The high altar depicting the Virgin Mary was designed by Andrea Pozzo in 1707. The church holds the oldest organ in Vienna. The carved Baroque organ was designed by Johann Wockerl in 1642.

Capristan Chapel: painting of the "Martyrdom of St Capristan" by Franz Wagenschön
Francis chapel: picture of the church's patron saint by Johann Georg Schmidt
Crucifixion chapel: painting of the Crucifixion by Carlo Carlone"
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1611

Dominant Architectural Style: Renaissance

Archdiocese: Vienna

Diocese: Vienna

Vienna, Wien Austria

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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