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Ulm Cathedral

General Information

Other name(s): Münster unserer lieben Frau
Beginning of works: 1376
Completion: 29 June 1890
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rib vault
Function / usage: Cathedral
Architectural style: Gothic
Material: Masonry structure

Location

Location: , ,
Coordinates: 48° 23' 55.00" N    9° 59' 33.00" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 161.53 m
span 15 m
building area 5 100 m²

Materials

building structure masonry

Chronology

1419

Tower construction begins

1477

Rectangular tower section under construction

1492

Construction of octagonal tower section begins

1529

Construction halted

1844
- 1890

Final stages of tower construction; cathedral completed.

Notes

The tower of the Ulm cathedral is the tallest church tower worldwide.

Participants

(role unknown)

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000112
  • Date created
    11/03/1999
  • Last Update
    09/07/2017