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St. Nikolaus Parish Church in Waldkirchen/W.

Waldkirchen am Wesen, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups

The parish church of St Nicholas is situated on a hillside on the north-eastern edge of the village and is a late Gothic building. The single-nave nave has a ribbed vault and is divided into five bays by wall pillars. To the east is the presbytery, separated by a chancel arch. In addition to the baroque interior, neo-Gothic elements and more recent works can be found.

HISTORY:
Document: 1282
1325 first mention of the "Pfarr gen. Wesen".
1518 Extension of the parish church (already called Waldkirchen)
and first mention of a priest Johann Gschwendner.
1906 Enlargement of the parish church and construction of a neo-Gothic tower
(40 m).

DESCRIPTION:
- Gothic building with a single-nave, five-bay, net-ribbed vaulted nave.
nave.
- High altar, side altars and pulpit from the middle of the 18th century.
- High altar painting (St Nicholas) by Paul Steiner (3rd quarter of the
18th century).
- Gothic baptismal font in the area of the high altar.
- Heraldic gravestones from the 15th and 16th centuries.

PARISH:
approx. 1000 Catholics

Elevation

535 m

Parking
  • Parking space: 20
  • Parking area for disabled: 2
  • Bus parking space: 1
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Contact


St. Nikolaus Parish Church in Waldkirchen/W.
Waldkirchen Nr. 42
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4085 Waldkirchen am Wesen

Phone +43 7718 7265
mobile +43 664 4421811
E-Mailpfarre.waldkirchen@dioezese-linz.at
Webwww.waldkirchen.at
http://www.waldkirchen.at

Contact person
Mr Kons. Pfarrer Franz FUCHS
Waldkirchen Nr. 42
4085 Waldkirchen am Wesen

Phone +43 7718 7265
mobile +43 664 4421811
E-Mailpfarre.waldkirchen@dioezese-linz.at
Webwww.waldkirchen.at

We speak the following languages

German