martedì 10 settembre 2013

Domkirche St. Rupert und Virgil

The Salzburg Cathedral (German: Salzburger Dom) is a seventeenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg in the city of Salzburg , Austria, dedicated to and Saint Rupert  and Saint Virgilius. Founded by Saint Rupert in 774 on the remnants of a Roman town, the cathedral was rebuilt in 1181 after a fire. In the seventeenth century, the cathedral was completely rebuilt in the Baroque style under Prince-Bishop  Wolf Dietrich Raitenau  present appearance. Salzburg Cathedral still contains the baptismal font in which composer  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was baptized.