Saturday, 27 October 2012

168 DE - Speyer Cathedral (1981)

Brief Description

"Speyer Cathedral, a basilica with four towers and two domes, was founded by Conrad II in 1030 and remodelled at the end of the 11th century. It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The cathedral was the burial place of the German emperors for almost 300 years."

"施佩耶尔大教堂最初是由康拉德二世(Conrad II)于1030年组织修建的,后于11世纪末进行了一次重修。大教堂的主要部分包括长方形教堂、四个角塔和两个拱形顶。这是神圣罗马帝国时代最著名的罗马式建筑之一。在近300年的历史中,德国皇帝都安葬在这里。"

Source UNESCO WH website

Courtesy of Black-Lady from postcrossing

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