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The Katharinenkirche in Nuremberg, Bavaria, was an important mediaeval church, destroyed during the Second World War and preserved as a ruin.HistorySt. Catherine's was the church of a former Dominican convent, in the Diocese of Bamberg, famous for its Medieval Library. It was founded in 1295 by Konrad von Neumarkt and his wife Adelheid, patricians of the Pfinzig family. In the Middle Ages it had an important medieval library. After the Reformation, it became a Lutheran church. The convent was closed in 1596 after the last inhabitant died.The church was associated with the Meistersingers who met there from 1620 to 1778, and is featured in the opening scene of Richard Wagner's opera Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.Although destroyed by air raids in 1945, it was partially restored (1970–71) and is used for events such as open-air concerts.For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Nuremberg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Katharinenkirche and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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L’église gothique Sainte-Catherine, détruite en 1945, faisait partie de l’ancien monastère de Sainte-Catherine, un couvent de dominicaines fondé en 1295, réputé pour sa bibliothèque médiévale. Après..... more »The Gothic church of St. Catherine, destroyed in 1945, was part of the former monastery of St. Catherine, a Dominican convent founded in 1295, renowned for its medieval library. After...
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