What is the reason for your visit in the cathedral? (multiple answers possible)
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Wien-Ansicht, Quelle: Dombauarchiv, Wien
St. Stephen‘s was founded in the year 1137, when the mediaeval city grew beyond the walls of the roman castrum.
Dombau und Steinmetze, Quelle: Dombauarchiv, Wien
The workshop exists since the middle ages and is employing 20 people: masons, sculptors, a locksmith, a carpenter and administrative staff. It is situated on the north side of the cathedral.
Südturmspitze, Quelle: Dombauarchiv, Wien
At a height of 137m the tower was Europes tallest stone building when it was finished in 1433. Works begun in 1359. In 1404 only 20m were achieved, so they managed to build 117m in only 30 years.
Nano-Quiz Gargoyle, Quelle: www.belvedere.at, www.dombauwien.at
A) Gargoyle at Notre Dame, Paris
B) Sphinx in the upper garden at Belvedere, Vienna
C) Gargoyle on the south facade of the choir
Dachansichten, Quelle: www.dombau-koeln.de, Dombauarchiv, Wien
A) roof of Cologne Cathedral
B) South facade with wimpergs and glaced tiled roof
C) wimperg and roof of Pisa Cathedral