Main Entrance Western Cemetary - Nuremberg, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPSKaninchen
N 49° 27.720 E 011° 02.966
32U E 648504 N 5480835
Quick Description: [DE] Haupteingang zum Westfriedhof in Nürnberg. [EN] Main Entrance Gate to the Western Cemetary in Nuremberg.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 5/28/2021 12:37:25 AM
Waymark Code: WM14A3J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 5

Long Description:
[DE]

Dieses wunderschöne Tor führt in den Nürnberger Westfriedhof.
Es wurde 1878 im neobarocken Stil errichtet.
Zur Straße hin trägt es die Inschrift "Der Staub zum Staube, Der Geist zu Gott". Auf der anderen Seite trägt es die Inschrift "Begonnen 1878, Vollendet 1884".
Durch seine reichhaltige Ornamentierung und seine Größe fällt es sofort auf.
Das Tor ist aus Eisen gefertigt, der Torbogen aus Stein.


[EN]

This beautiful gate leads into the Nuremberg western cemetary.
It was built in 1878 in neo-baroque style.
On the outside, it has the inscription "Der Staub zum Staube, der Geist zu Gott" (The dust to dust, the spirit to God). On the other side, it has the inscription "Begonnen 1878, Vollendet 1884" (started 1878, finalized 1884).
Because of its rich ornamenting and its size, it is visually outstanding.
The gate is made of iron, the arch is made out of stone.

Location of this 'Gate': On public property

Type of material: Iron

Enter any comments or observation about this gate.: It is very beautiful and outstanding.

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