The New Cathedral - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Herrenstraße 26, 4020 Linz, Austria
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About The New Cathedral
The New Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Linz, Austria. The neo-Gothic church is the largest, though not the tallest church in Austria. Beautiful glass windows decorate the cathedral, which was finished in 1924 and can accommodate 20,000 people. The sacred space is also fascinating. Mariendom is a haven of peace and an architectural masterpiece.
Attractions Near The New Cathedral
The Upper Austrian Culture Quarter connects the Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof and the Open Culture House. The building complex also includes the Upper Austrian State Art Collection, the Moviemento art house cinema and various restaurants. Exhibitions and events make the Upper Austrian Culture Quarter a popular meeting place for guests and residents.
The Old Cathedral stands serenely, in all its beauty at the City Hall district. Originally a Jesuit church, the cathedral exemplifies Baroque style architecture and has emerged as an elaborate, spacious edifice with side chapels. It was built between 1669 and 1683 in Baroque style. From 1785 to 1909 it served as cathedral of the Diocese of Linz.
The Linz Castle Museum is Austria's largest universal museum in one place. Not only is the museum's extensive collection impressive, but also the mix of historical and modern architecture in the house. It provides insights into the natural, cultural and technological history of Upper Austria. The museum is dedicated to the period from the beginning of life to the 21st century.
This is is among the most beautiful in Europe. Over an area of 43,000m², there are more than 10,000 various types of plants to admire. The outdoor section of the Garden is divided up into several differently themed sections which exhibit plant communities of different ecosystems. The Japanese Garden and the Rosarium are great examples of ornamental gardens. Somewhat beyond the main Garden is the 14-hectare Arboretum, which is home to approximately 700 species of trees.
The Lentos Art Museum is a museum of modern art in Linz, Austria. It opened in May 2003 as the successor of the Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz. The art museum collection comprises around 1500 works from the areas of painting, sculpture and object art, over 10,000 works on paper, and about 850 photographs, including significant contributions to the development of artistic photography.
Ars Electronica Linz GmbH is an Austrian cultural, educational and scientific institute active in the field of new media art, founded in Linz in 1979. It is based at the Ars Electronica Center, which houses the Museum of the Future, in the city of Linz. Ars Electronica's activities focus on the interlinkages between art, technology and society. It runs an annual festival, and manages a multidisciplinary media arts R&D facility known as the Futurelab.
Where is The New Cathedral
Discover More Attractions in Upper Austria, Where The New Cathedral Is Located
Upper Austria is Austria's leading industrial region. As of 2009, it accounted for approximately a quarter of the country's exports.