The Proculus Church

The church was built around 630-650. The rectangular nave and the choir are well preserved. The murals are from the 7th – 9th centuries and are among the oldest frescoes in the German-speaking area. Artists painted new murals in Gothic style in the 14th century,. The Prokulus Museum presents the history and archaeological finds. (Further … Read more » “The Proculus Church”

Carolingian Sculpture in Chur

The city of Chur has many highlights of ecclesiastical building activity from its more than 1500 years of existence as an episcopal city (452 first mentioned as such). The first bishop’s church (5th century), then the so-called Tellocathedral (8th century) and the new building (13th century) are medieval monuments. Bishop Tello built the lavish decoration … Read more » “Carolingian Sculpture in Chur”

The Laubengasse of Glurns

The first mention of the village of Glurns (Glorenza) in the county of Tyrol dates back to 1163. Glurns was given the status of a town during the period of Count Meinhard II (1239-1295).   Glurns also got a market as competition for the market of Müstair. The Laubengasse also dates from this period. The city … Read more » “The Laubengasse of Glurns”