The Cathedral of Augsburg is the center church of the diocese of Augsburg in Bavaria. Officially called "Hohe Domkirche Unserer Lieben Frau zu Augsburg" (High Cathedral Church of our Beloved Lady of Augsburg) it dates back to the 8th century A.D. Enlarged, destroyed and rebuilt several times over the duration of 1000 years the current structure was built from 1852-1863.
Several princes, noble men, bishops and a few commoners have found their final resting place either in the cloister (Kreuzgang), the St. Gertrud's Chapel or the main church. Over the past 1000 years many graves were lost though to renovation- and remodeling-phases of this vast building. Some of those grave plates were "re-discovered" over the years (as they had been used as building material) and are now displayed on the walls of the cloister as well.
In the main court yard is the cemetery for the priests associated with the cathedral, which is not open to the public.
GPS Coordinates: 48.37278, 10.89667
- Added: 19 Oct 2009
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #2327919
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