Friday 18 June 2010

The new cathedral at Linz

In spite of it's appearance, this really is a relatively new cathedral which is in Linz, in the north of Austria.  The building was started in 1855 and the finished cathedral was consecrated in 1924.  It can hold 20,000 people and is the largest cathedral in Austria.  It would have had a higher spire but when it was under construction, no building could be higher than the cathedral in Vienna.  It is therefore 2 metres shorter.
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