Dom zu St. Jakob, Innsbruck

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  • The ceiling of the Cathedral
    The ceiling of the Cathedral
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  • The organ
    The organ
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  • The Altar
    The Altar
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    The altar

    by sim1 Updated Jun 10, 2003

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    The Altar


    In the rest of the 'off-the-beaten-path' tips I want to give you an impression of the beautiful interior of this cathedral.
    In this picture you can see the altar of the Dom zu St. Jakob.

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    Dom zu St. Jakob

    by sim1 Updated Jun 10, 2003

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    Dom zu St.Jacob


    The outside of the cathedral may not look so spectacular, but the inside is really beautiful.

    Here is some more info about the cathedral I found on the website http://www.tiscover.at :

    'The cathedral was converted from Gothic to Baroque between 1717 and 1724. The altar is home to a valuable Madonna and Child by German master Lucas Cranach the Elder. Ceilings and stucco work by the Asam brothers. The Innsbruck carillon sounds in aid of peace. The cathedral includes the tomb of Archduke Maximillian III, a grand master of the Teutonic Order, built by Caspar Gras in 1620.
    The cathedral was reopened in 1993 following a 2-year renovation period.'

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    Don't forget to look up at...

    by sim1 Updated Sep 2, 2002

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    The ceiling of the Cathedral


    Don't forget to look up at the ceiling of the cathedral. You will be amazed by what you see. The paintings make it look like that the ceiling is arched, and giving a lot of depth. But that isn't the case! It is all painted on a flat surface. I was amazed by these wonderful paintings.

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    The pulpit

    by sim1 Updated Jun 10, 2003

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    The beautiful pulpit in the Dom zu St. Jakob


    So many details to look at on this beautiful pulpit in the Dom zu St. Jakob. Amazing to see all the wood carvings and details on this pulpit!

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    The organ

    by sim1 Updated Sep 2, 2002

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    The organ


    Oops.... the picture is a bit crooked, hahaha, but I think you get the idea. This is the beautiful organ in the church.

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