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St Michael's Church
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St Michael's Church

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Germany
Description:
St Michael's Church was built between 1010 and 1020 on a symmetrical plan with two apses that was characteristic of Ottonian Romanesque art in Old Saxony. Its interior, in particular the wooden ceiling and painted stucco-work, its famous bronze doors and the Bernward bronze column, are – together with the treasures of St Mary's Cathedral – of exceptional interest as examples of the Romanesque churches of the Holy Roman Empire.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "St Michael's Church", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.