In few centuries, tiny Episcopal church turned into a massive building; it was continuously reconstructed and supplemented with new facilities. The height of the Basilica’s tower is 76 meters, a long time it remained the tallest building in Konstanz. Many interesting landmarks, including the building of the Council of Konstanz, are located in the port area. Here, in 1417, Pope elections were held, the old building has witnessed many important events. Originally the building was used as a port warehouse, throughout the course of history it has repeatedly changed its status. Today in this beautiful historic building a famous restaurant is located.
Not far from the cathedral is the so-called Cultural Center, which includes a number of historic buildings and galleries. Tourists may visit Wessenberg gallery, old town library, the building of the Department of Culture and a number of landmarks built during the Middle Ages. While walking around the city, vacationers can see a lot of interesting monuments and sculptures; one of the most unusual monuments is located in the port area.
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