Hof Church is the main cathedral and religious centre of the city. It is also referred to as Cathedral of St. Leodegar and Leger (Hofchile). The construction was completed in parts from 1633 to 1639.
During the 8th century, a Benedictine monastery was founded on this place. As Lucerne was the prominent city for the Swiss Catholic canton, the monastery had become a heyday during the time of reformation. After the church was destroyed by a fire in the year 1633, it was reconstructed in 1645.
The renaissance architecture of the church has numerous carvings and decor on the walls. The overall structure of the church is dominated by the twin towers. Some other noteworthy features of the architecture are its façade and the soul's altar. The façade called Mary's age has a relief panel dating back to 1500.
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