The Theatine Church of St. Cajetan is a grand 17th century church built to commemorate the birth of Bavarian Prince Max Emanuel to Elector Ferdinand and his wife Henrietta. Built in Italian Baroque style to designs by Agostino Barelli, the interiors feature radiant white stucco by Nicolò Petri and sculptures by Wolfgang Leutner. The altars are noted for their works of art, including the statues of Evangelists Saint Marcus and Saint John. The 66 metre high towers flanking the facade were added by Enrico Zuccalli, while the Rococo style yellow façade by François de Cuvilliés was added in 1768.
Theatinerstraße 22, Munich, Germany
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Theatinerkirche and Nearby Attractions on Map
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