Liebfrauenkirche World Heritage Site

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Church of Our Lady
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AffiliationRoman Catholic
DistrictDiocese of Trier
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusMinor basilica
LocationTrier, Germany
Geographic coordinates49°45′21″N 6°38′35″E / 49.755885°N 6.64315°E / 49.755885; 6.64315Coordinates: 49°45′21″N 6°38′35″E / 49.755885°N 6.64315°E / 49.755885; 6.64315
Groundbreakingc. 1230 CE
Completed1260 CE
Official nameChurch of Our Lady (Liebfrauenkirche)
Part ofRoman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier
CriteriaCultural: (i), (iii), (iv), (vi)
Inscription1986 (10th session)

The Liebfrauenkirche (German for Church of Our Lady) in Trier, is, along with the Cathedral of Magdeburg (reportedly begun in 1209, but finished after the Liebfrauenkirche) the earliest Gothic church in Germany[1] and falls into the architectural tradition of the French Gothic cathedrals. It is located next to the Trier Dom. It is designated as part of the Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  1. ^ Trier Tourismus und Marketing: "Church of Our Lady"

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