gototopgototop
  1. Skip to Menu
  2. Skip to Content
  3. Skip to Footer>


Cathedral of St. James

PDF Print Email

Written by Administrator

Posted on 13 August 2012

Last Updated 13 August 2012

 

This Gothic cathedral was rebuilt in 1180 - 1191's. And confirm the exact date of this historic document, preserved in the XIII century. In the Age of Enlightenment, the cathedral was undeservedly forgotten, but in 1980, largely thanks to the Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho, the cathedral again became an object of pilgrimage. The fact that the cathedral is a landmark on the eastern Way of St. James (Santiago Way), in which the Middle Ages was a tremendous amount of people. Book a hotel in Innsbruck to advance.

 
This is a fairly simple building, decorated with equestrian statue, a statue of the Virgin Mary on the side and watch towers. From the original building of the cathedral there is little preserved, but in the interiors can still be seen the remains of the old stucco. The painting on the walls depicts scenes from the life of St. James. The main object of pilgrimage to the temple is the icon "The Virgin Mary - Assistant", mounted in the center of the altar.
 
In the Cathedral of St. James is the tomb of Archduke Maximilian III, cast bronze tombstone is considered a masterpiece of the late Renaissance. On the tombstone of a bronze monument to Archduke and bronze memorial plate. The Cathedral is open to parishioners and visitors as a museum.

Cathedral of St James

Cathedral of St James 2

Cathedral of St James 3

Cathedral of St James 4

Cathedral of St James 11

Cathedral of St James 12

Austria - Innsbruck

Site Navigator

  1. Home
  2. Austria
  3. Innsbruck
  4. Cathedral of St. James
Main
Russia
Saint-Petersburg
Moscow
Kaliningrad
Pskov
Vologda
Ukraine
lviv
Dnepropetrovsk
Crimea region
Uman
Kyiv
Odessa
Kolomiya
Chernivtsi
Ostrog
East Ukraine
West
United Kingdom
London
Edinburgh
Norfolk
Estonia
Denmark
Copenhagen
Aalborg
Odense
Billund (LegoLand)
Finland
Helsinki
Other recreational
Other cities info
Sweden
Stockholm
North of Sweden
Lapland
DALARNA
SCANE
East Coast and Islands
West Coast
Austria
Vienna
Am Hof ​​Square
Hofburg
Shtefanplatts and St. Stephen's Cathedral
Boulevard Ring
Graben and Kertner Strass
Belvedere and Karlskyrhe
Schönbrunn Palace
Parks of Vienna
Theaters and museums in Vienna
Vienna Arsenal
Hallstatt
The history of Hallstatt
Salzburg
Abbey of St. Peter
Mirabell Palace
Palace Helbrunn
Mozart's House Museum
Salzburg Cathedral
Dwelling house of Mozart
Salzburger Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art
The zoo
Castle Mauterndorf
Cave Eisriesenwelt
Old Town of Salzburg
Graz
Castle Schlossberg
Graz Cathedral
Burgh Castle
Church of St. Leonard
Mausoleum in Graz
Franciscan Church
Innsbruck
Alpine Zoo
Ambras Castle
Golden Roof
Cathedral of St. James
Tyrolean Museum
Triumphal Arch in Innsbruck
Museum "Swarovski Crystal Worlds"
Vilten basil
The Hofburg Imperial Palace
Linz
Old Cathedral in Linz
Castle of Linz
New Cathedral in Linz
Bad Ischl
Villa Lehar
Imperial Villa
Others
Esterhazy Castle
Benedictine Monastery
Castle Hartheim
Dachstein
Hochosterwitz Castle
Castle Hohenwerfen
Liechtenstein Castle
Bernstein castle
Basilica of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Semmering Railway
Most beautiful and famous castles in Austria
Castle Tratzberg
Castle Artshtetten
Castle Riegersburg
Fortress Forhtenshtayn
Australia
Adelaide
Botanic Gardens
National Wine Centre of Australia
Art Gallery of South Australia
Adelaide Zoo
South Australian Museum
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute
Shark Bay
Monkey Mia
Alice Springs
Olive Pink Botanic Garden
Gallery Gondwana
Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve
Royal Flying Doctor Service
Aboriginal Australia Culture Center
The Central Australian Aviation Museum
The Museum of Central Australia
Watarrka National Park and King’s Canyon
National Pioneer Women’s Hall of Fame
Finke Gorge National Park
The Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve
Araluen Centre for Arts and Entertainment
The Alice Springs Reptile Center
Sydney
Discover Sydney
The Australian Museum
The Australian Reptile Park
Sydney Tower
Argyle
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Sydney Observatory
IMAX Theatre
IMAX Theatre
St Mary's Cathedral
The Hunter Valley
Other countries
SITE MAP

Free ads

 

Free ads in USA

News of our site

Rumyantsev Mansion
Rumyantsev Mansion
Rumyantsev MansionAddress: Promenade des Anglais, 44Phone: excursions - (812) 571-75-44Open: from 11.00 to 18.00, on Tuesday the museum is open until 17.00; office closes an hour earlier, a day off - Wednesday Count Rumyantsev ...
Read More 2182 0

VISBY
VISBY
VISBY This medieval city, which is also called "city of roses and ruins", founded in 1000. These archaeological findings suggest the existence of people in Visby for more than five millennia. At one time he was a Viking ...
Read More 2436 0

Wild Justice
Wild Justice
Wild JusticebyWilbur SmithThere were only fifteen joining passengers for the British Airwaysflight at Victoria Airport on the island of Malic in the oceanicrepublic of the Seychelles.Two couples formed a tight group as they ...
Read More 6568 0

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma Valued for their daring steel mold and blamed for the excessive closeness of the monument toMannerheim, this futuristic museum boasts ...
Read More 2789 0

The monument to Duke
The monument to Duke
Duke The monument to Duke Armand Emmanuel du Plessis (the Duke de Richelieu) born in 1766. At 24, he, as a volunteer, took part in the storming of Izmail, and five years later, long settled in Russia. In 1803, Richelieu ...
Read More 2062 0