Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Ulm Minster


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Item ID 621


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Schreiber-Bogen Card Modelling Ulm Minster



Ulm Cathedral


The Minster was started as a Gothic church with three equal and equally wide ships. During the construction of parts of a church were used, which had stood at the gates of Ulm, and was demolished. Later changed its mind in favor of a basilica, central nave was slightly higher than the two side aisles. The massive west tower of the church was closely linked with the construction of the central nave. At the end of the 15th century the lower part of the tower as a danger of collapse was because he could no longer bear the burden of ever increasing upper tower part. In 1500 the building had to be reinforced by additional installations. Including a further sheet was used on the organ. With these changes, slender pillars was placed in the aisles one row each carrying a stellar vault.

In the mid-19th century a new renovation of the cathedral was necessary. This also unfinished parts of the Middle Ages, such as the chorus towers were built further. The west tower reached its final height of about 162 meters in these construction projects, making it the highest spire in the world. The highest walkable platform is located at the tower crown in 143 meters. To reach them, you have to go up 768 steps. In about 70 meters high, the belfry, are housed in the 10 bells is. One of these bells will always be rung by hand: The so-called Schwörglocke heralds a ceremony on Schwörmontag one, commemorates the one in Ulm the oath to the Constitution in the 1397th



Length: 48 cm



Width: 21 cm



Height: 54 cm



Difficulty: 3

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