Essential Architecture-  Frankfort on the Main (Frankfurt am Main)

Alte Nikolaikirche

architect

unknown

location

near the Roemer, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany

date

Built in 1290 to replace the old court chapel.

style

Gothic

construction

Stone High sloping roof of the urban mediaeval city. Fire/boat watchmen were originally posted in the tower. A carillon of 35 bells sounds each day at 9, 12 and 5.

type

Church
 
 
   
   
 

links

 
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