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Iphofen in Landkreis Kitzingen, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Iphofen City Hall

Rathaus Iphofens

 
 
Iphofen City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
1. Iphofen City Hall Marker
Inscription.
[Marker text in German:]
Rathaus
1716-1718 erbaut von dem Würzburger Hofbaumeister Josef Greising. Unter der doppelläufigen Freitreppe Eingang zum Rathauskeller und zwei vergitterte Schandhäuschen anstelle eines Prangers. Über dem Portal das fürstbischöfliche und das städtische Wappen. Im Innern Kündhalle, Ratsaal, Stadtarchiv und Kulturhistorische Sammlung.

[Marker text translated into English, more or less:]
City Hall
Built 1716-18 by the Würzburg court architect Josef Greising. Under the double-staircase are the entrance to the town hall basement and two barred "penalty boxes" instead of a pillory. Over the doorway are the Bishop's and the city's coats of arms. Inside the building are a "proclamation" hall, council room, the city archives and a cultural history collection
 
Location. 49° 42.29′ N, 10° 15.632′ E. Marker is in Iphofen, Bavaria, in Landkreis Kitzingen. Marker is at the intersection of Marktplatz and Kirchgasse, on the right when traveling north on Marktplatz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iphofen, Bavaria 97346, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebracher House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Ilmbacher Hof
Iphofen City Hall and Marker - view from south image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
2. Iphofen City Hall and Marker - view from south
The marker can be seen here, mounted on the picture-left corner of the building, just above the heads of the remnants of a wedding party.
( approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Einersheimer Gate ( approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Mainbernheimer Gate ( approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Owls' Tower ( approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tithe Tower ( approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Mainstockheim Synagogue ( approx. 11.1 kilometers away); The Bacchus Inn ( approx. 12.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iphofen.
 
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Iphofen City Hall - detail above entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
3. Iphofen City Hall - detail above entrance
Iphofen City Hall - wide view looking north across the Marktplatz image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 14, 2012
4. Iphofen City Hall - wide view looking north across the Marktplatz
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2012, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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