Frauenkirche 3.5 rating

  Cultural Attractions

The Catholic Cathedral of Our Blessed Lady is the seat of the Archbishop and the largest church in Munich. Built over 20 years starting in 1468, the cathedral was damaged by World War II bombings and rebuilt in 1945. The Late Gothic style construction in red brick features a simple façade flanked by 2 towers which are topped by Renaissance domes. The iconic towers are a symbol of Munich, and stand out in the skyline. The north tower has 3 bells including the mammoth 8000 kg Susanna, while the south tower has 7. The south tower is open to public and offers panoramic views over Munich extending upto the Alps on a clear day. The entrance of the church features the legendary Teufelstritt or devil’s footprint on the floor tile, from where none of the church windows are visible.

The interiors feature a good collection of art from the 14thto 18thcenturies. The crypt has the tombs of the House of Wittelsbach and Archbishops of Munich, including those of Emperor Ludwig, King Ludwig III, and Duke William III.

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 Munich, Germany

Frauenkirche and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Alte Pinakothek

Alte Pinakothek(1.1 km)
Commissioned by Ludwig I and inaugurated in 1836, the Alte Pinakothek is one of the oldest art museums in the world.

Bavarian State Opera

Bavarian State Opera(0.4 km)

Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum(1.2 km)
The Deutsches Museum in Munich is one of the greatest scientific and technical museums in the world, and an absolute 'must see' in Munich.

Marienplatz

Marienplatz(0.2 km)
The Marienplatz is the central square of Munich, named after the Mariensaule - the Marian Column topped with the golden statue of Virgin Mary.

Asamkirche

Asamkirche(0.5 km)
The Asamkirche is an 18th century Late Baroque and Rococo church in Munich built by sculptor Egid Quirin Asam and his brother, painter Cosmas Damian Asam, as their private spiritual space.

Viktualienmarkt

Viktualienmarkt(0.5 km)
Spread over 5.

Löwenbräu Brewery

Löwenbräu Brewery(1.6 km)
The Löwenbräu Brewery has one of the oldest beer gardens in Munich, with a history dating back as far as 1383.

Siegestor & Geschwister-Scholl-Platz

Siegestor & Geschwister-Scholl-Platz(1.5 km)
The ''Siegestor'', a triumphal arch originally dedicated to the glory of the Bavarian army, stands at the northern end of the Ludwigstraße boulevard.

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