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Frauenkirche

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Identification

Frauenkirche
Pfarrkirche Unserer Lieben Frauen
109392

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
masonry
brick
gothic

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • 1477 - Vaulting closed.
  • 1494 - Consecration.
  • 1473 - Exterior walls completed.
  • 1525 - Tower caps finished.
  • The towers, a symbol of Munich, are capped by so-called ‘Welsh Hoods.' This architectural motif, demonstrating a transition from Gothic to Renaissance, is frequently seen in south Germany.
  • 1468 - begun by Joerg Polling (called Ganghofer).

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Location

Frauenplatz 1
Frauenplatz 1
Altstadt-Lehel
Munich
Bavaria
Germany

Technical Data

323.39 ft
323.39 ft
282.15 ft
1468
1488

Involved Companies

Jörg Ganghofer

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Cathedral title is officially assigned
  • Clock(s) displayed on the outside
  • Observation deck on roof
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