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St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim
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Type of site: Cultural
Date: 1010 - 1020
Date of Inscription: 1985
Location: Europe, Germany, State of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), District of Hanover
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Description: St Michael's Church was constructed (1010-1020) on a symmetrical arrangement with two apses - distinctive of Ottonian Romanesque art in Old Saxony. The church – together with the treasures of St Mary's Cathedral –boasts examples of exceptional interest showcasing Romanesque churches of the Holy Roman Empire, among them: the interior, in particular its wooden ceiling and painted stucco-work, its eminent bronze doors and the Bernward bronze column. --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available.
  St. Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria) in Hildesheim, Germany, is an important medieval Catholic cathedral, that has been on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list since 1985 --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
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