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Munich, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Cathedral Church of Our Lady

Unserer Lieben Frau Dom und Pfarrkirche

 
 
Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
1. Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church Marker
Inscription.
Unserer Lieben Frau
Dom und Pfarrkirche
erbaut von
Jörg Ganghofer
1468 – 1488


German – English translation

Our Lady
Cathedral and Parish Church
built by
Jörg Ganghofer
1468 - 1488

 
Location. 48° 8.304′ N, 11° 34.374′ E. Marker is in Munich, Bavaria. Marker is on Frauenplatz, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Frauenplatz 2, Munich, Bavaria 80331, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Maximilian Joseph - Earl of Montgelas (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Church of Saint Michael (about 210 meters away); The Wilhelminische or Old Academy Building (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Georg Lankensperger (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Gottfried Keller (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miesbach to Munich Power Transmission (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); "Lueg ins Land" Watchtower (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munich.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the base of the right steeple when
Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
2. Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church Marker
The marker is in the shadows on the left. The wall is faced with gravestones and memorials removed during the cathedral's restoration.
facing the church entrance.
 
Also see . . .
1. Munich Frauenkirche - Wikipedia. The church towers are widely visible because of local height limits. According to the narrow outcome of a local plebiscite, city administration prohibits buildings with a height exceeding 99 m in the city center. (Submitted on September 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. Frauenkirche - a view on cities. The foundation stone of the cathedral was laid by Duke Sigismund in 1468. The building replaced an earlier church from the thirteenth century. (Submitted on September 21, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Our Lady Cathedral's south steeple image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
3. Our Lady Cathedral's south steeple
Our Lady Cathedral's steeples towering over Old Munich image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
4. Our Lady Cathedral's steeples towering over Old Munich
Entrance to Our Lady Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
5. Entrance to Our Lady Cathedral
Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
6. Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church
Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church organ image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2013
7. Our Lady Cathedral and Parish Church organ
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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