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“Lots of deco”
Review of Erhardkirche

Erhardkirche
Ranked #109 of 177 things to do in Salzburg
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed October 13, 2011

Located in the vicinity of monastery Nonnberg. Built 1404. Archbischop Wolf Dietrich von Raitenau bought the Chapel in 1603 as a replacement for the Capittel hospital. Owned by Nonnberg Convent. 1685-1689 Rebuilt in commision of Archbishop Max Gandolf Kuenburg, architect Giovanni Gaspare Zugalli. Across the church 1727 a cemetery opened, closed medio 19th century. Became a parish church in 1853. Exterior: wall fountain with a lion's head gargoyle (1688 Andreas Götzinger). Interior: stucco marble: reaths, garlands, shells, medallions, coat of arms (F Brenno, CA Brenno, A Mosto), high altar (Andreas Götzinger), painting on high altar depicts "The Baptism of St. Ottilia by St. Erhard," (1692 JM Rottmayr), sculptures high relief the 4 Bishops (St. Rupert, St. Vitalis and St. Virgil and St. Martin of Tours). Drum cupola with reliefs. In dome 8 medallions depicting the life of St. Erhard, daarronder 4 medallions with main virtues: caution, fortitude, temperance and justice. The organ (Christoph Egedacher) was rebuilt several times.

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