Franciscan Church, Vienna

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Franciscan Church
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Franciscan Church in Vienna
Religion
AffiliationCatholic Church
LeadershipP. Gottfried Wegleitner OFM [1]
Year consecrated1611
Location
LocationVienna, Austria
Geographic coordinates48°12′22″N 16°22′28″E / 48.2061°N 16.3744°E / 48.2061; 16.3744Coordinates: 48°12′22″N 16°22′28″E / 48.2061°N 16.3744°E / 48.2061; 16.3744
Architecture
Architect(s)F. Bonaventura Daum
Architectural typeChurch
Architectural styleBaroque
Groundbreaking1603
Completed1611
Specifications
Direction of façadeNW
Length65 m
Width20 m
Width (nave)12 m
Website
www.franziskaner.at

The Franciscan Church (German: Franziskanerkirche), also known as the Church of St. Jerome, is a Roman Catholic parish church dedicated to Saint Jerome and located in the historic city center of Vienna, Vienna's 1st district (Innere Stadt). It is the church of the Franciscan Order in Vienna.

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Erected in 1603 the outside facade of Franciscan Church is Renaissance in style. However, its interior is Baroque. The high altar depicting the Virgin Mary was designed by Andrea Pozzo in 1707. The church holds the oldest organ in Vienna. The carved Baroque organ was designed by Johann Wockerl in 1642.

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