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The Church of the Holy Spirit Hospital

Spitalskirche

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 15, 2013
1. Spitalskirche Marker
Inscription.
Spitalskirche
Diese, in den Jahren 1700/01 vom Innsbrucker Barockbaumeister Johann Martin Gumpp erbaute Barockkirche erhebt sich östlich anschliessend an das ehemalige, im Jahre 1307 errichtete Stadtspital zum hl. Geist (heute Schule). Der Erstbau dieser Kirche ist seit 1320 nachweisbar. Das Spital selbst wurde 1888 in die heutige Universitätsklinik übersiedelt.

German-English translation:

This Baroque church, built 1700-01 by the Innsbruck architect Johann Martin Gumpp, rises directly east and encompasses the Church of the Holy Spirit Hospital (now a school). The year of construction of this church is thought to be 1320. The hospital itself, now today's university clinical hospital, was located here in 1888.

 
Erected by Stadt Innsbruck (City of Innsbruck).
 
Location. 47° 16.013′ N, 11° 23.616′ E. Marker is in Innsbruck, Tyrol. Marker is on Maria-Theresien-Straße, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Maria-Theresien-Straße 2, Innsbruck, Tyrol 6020, Austria.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lodron Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); Kolb Tower
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 15, 2013
2. Spitalskirche Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Magistrate Zeller's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gumpp House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Leopold Mozart (about 90 meters away); First Office Building of the Tyrolean Provincial Assembly (about 120 meters away); The Trautson House (about 120 meters away); Katzunghaus (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Innsbruck.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, July 15, 2013
3. Spitalskirche
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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