Church of Saint George

Local nameSt. Georg
LocationZellele, Germany

The Church of Saint George is a Roman Catholic Church. It is part of a Benedictine monastery founded in 724, located on the island of Reichenau on Lake Constance in southern Germany. The island is home to the churches of Saint Mary, Marcus, Peter and Paul. The Church was built in the late 9th century to house the relic head of Saint George, a gift from Pope Gregory II, which commemorated a visit to Rome by Abbot Hoito in 896.The church is owned and run by the Catholic Church of Saint George Fund. The church interior is decorated with wall paintings that depict stories and figures from scripture and was designed for those who dedicate their lives to prayer and worship.

Tags Place of WorshipChristianChurchRoman CatholicRomanesque Architecture
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Coordinates 47°41'21.394" N 9°4'55.191" E

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