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St. Johannes' Parish Church, Lasa/Laas 7ed35cf522b87cc067752228b7c0362a
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St. Johannes' Parish Church
Via Venosta
39023 Lasa (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0473 62 65 52
E-Mail: pfarre.johannes.laas@rolmail.net
Homepage: http://www.kirche-laas.org
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Open
Free entrance
open all year
All-season
08:00 - 19:00
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St. Johannes' Parish Church in Lasa was erected around 1200 on the site of a previous church from the Carolingian period, as evidenced by a marble fragment dating from these times. The chaotic events surrounding the brutal Swabian War saw the Romanesque church burned down in 1499, although it witnessed a Gothic rebuild a few short years later. St. Johannes Parish Church has been damaged by fire on several occasions throughout its history, with the foundation walls and workpieces of the Romanesque apse only being rediscovered in the 1970s. These were then reconstructed true to the original style.

The East wall comprises three large blind arches that resemble the profile of a Romanesque basilica. Masterful animal sculptures can be viewed all around the apse, including depictions of a lion and a ram. The altar itself is furnished with a relief that dates from the Early Middle Ages and features St. Sisinnius, St. Alexander and St. Martyrius.

Worship Sat 7.30 pm, Sun 10 am (Winter Sat 6 pm, Sun 10 am)

 

From Reschen or Meran to Laas.

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