Parish Church Würnitz

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Southwest view of the parish church of St. Vitus

The Roman Catholic parish church Würnitz is located in the center of Würnitz in the Harmannsdorf community in the Korneuburg district in Lower Austria . It is consecrated to St. Vitus and belongs to the dean's office in Korneuburg in the vicariate Unter dem Manhartsberg of the Archdiocese of Vienna .


The parish was probably founded in 1207. According to a document, a new church was built in 1784. The church was built in 1971 according to plans by the architect Erwin Plevan , including the church tower from the previous building, and was inaugurated in the same year.


Southeast view of the parish church
Church exterior

The church is a cube-shaped structure under a high, dominating tent roof . There are four light towers made of exposed concrete at the corners . Above are pent roofs made of glass blocks. The church tower from the 19th century to the east has arched sound windows and is covered by a tent roof. This is connected to the new building by a low wing.

Church interior

The interior of the church is open towards the high roof structure.


In the south-east corner of the nave there is a Marian altar from the old church. on the cafeteria there is a baroque column structure with a canopy. A Mariazell Madonna stands on it . The Way of the Cross is an enamel work by Gertrude Stöhr . The mosaic in the baptistery and the stained glass are by Hermann Bauch .


  • Dehio manual . The art monuments of Austria: Lower Austria. North of the Danube. Würnitz. Parish church hl. Vitus. Bundesdenkmalamt (Ed.), Verlag Anton Schroll & Co, Vienna 1990, ISBN 3-7031-0585-2 , pp. 1313f.

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Coordinates: 48 ° 25 ′ 45.4 "  N , 16 ° 25 ′ 29.4"  E