Trip Planner: Europe / Germany / Bavaria / Franconia / Upper Franconia / Coburg / Pfarrkirche St. Augustin
St. Augustine's Church (St. Augustin) is a parish church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bamberg located in the Bavarian town of Coburg, Germany. It was built between 1856 and 1860. Originally designed in the Gothic Revival style, the church was remodelled in 1960 due to a liturgical reform. There is a crypt under the church that contains the remains of fifteen members of the Koháry branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, a Roman Catholic branch of the originally Protestant ducal house.To visit Pfarrkirche St. Augustin and other attractions in Coburg, use our Coburg travel route website.
After the Reformation, Catholic worship was curtailed in Coburg and the last service was held in 1582, at the. It took almost three hundred years for a new Catholic parish to be reestablished in the town.
In 1851, a committee headed by Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha set out to plan the construction of a Roman Catholic church. His son, Prince Ludwig August, paid for the construction of a burial vault underneath the church. The vault was completed in 1858. The church was opened on 28 August 1860 (Augustine of Hippo's feast day) by the Archbishop of Bamberg Michael Deinlein.
Pfarrkirche St. Augustin reviews
We set up an hour long private English tour first this in the morning. We saw the church, the chapel, and the crypt, which has Albert's nephew and the other Catholic Coburgs. The nephew's son was the.... more »
A beautiful piece of history in Coburg
Build a tripTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Coburg
Hidden gems in Coburg
Side trips from Coburg
Nearby attractions in Coburg
Museums in Coburg
Historic Sites in Coburg
Trips to Pfarrkirche St. Augustin by other users
7 days in Danube Countries BY A USER FROM GERMANY Coburg Saalfeld Leipzig 23 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Berlin Coburg Munich 35 days in Germany BY A USER FROM CANADA Frankfurt Cologne Bremen 57 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Berlin Prague Coburg 31 days in La Rochelle & Coburg BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND La Rochelle Coburg 9 days in Castle Road & Coburg BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Heidelberg Rothenburg Nuremberg