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St. Sebaldus Kirche (St. Sebaldus Church)

St. Sebaldus Kirche (St. Sebaldus Church) Review

Although St. Sebaldus lacks the quantity of art treasures found in its rival St. Lorenz, its nave and choir are among the purest examples of Gothic ecclesiastical architecture in Germany: elegant, tall, and airy. Veit Stoss carved the crucifixion group at the east end of the nave, while the elaborate bronze shrine containing the remains of St. Sebaldus himself was cast by Peter Vischer and his five sons around 1520. Not to be missed is the Sebaldus Chörlein, an ornate Gothic oriel that was added to the Sebaldus parish house in 1361 (the original is in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum).

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  • Address: Albrecht-Dürer-Pl. 1, Nürnberg, 90403 | Map It
  • Phone: 0911/214–2500
  • Hours: Daily 10–5
  • Location: Nürnberg (Nuremberg)
Updated: 11-13-2013

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