Vierzehnheiligen

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Germany, Landkreis Lichtenfels

The Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers (also Basilika Vierzehnheiligen) is dedicated to the Fourteen Holy Helpers, a group of saints venerated together in Roman Catholicism, especially in Germany at the time of the Black Death. The late Baroque, Rococo basilica is located near the town of Bad Staffelstein near Bamberg, in Bavaria, Germany. The structure, designed by Balthasar Neumann, was constructed between 1743 and 1772.