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Cathedral of Dresden: photo description (Der Dom zu Unserer Lieben Frau)

The most famous symbol of Munich - Frauenkirche Cathedral. This building, from 1821 main Church of the newly created Archdiocese of Munich-Freising has a rich history that is closely related to the Wittelsbachs and their desire to create their own tomb. For the previous significant building of the first half of the XIII century followed 1468 new construction. The order was given to Jorg von Halsbach, which has built a huge building Frauenkirche (109 meters long and 40 meters wide) in the shortest time possible in a brick design.

After the Foundation stone was laid in 1468 by Duke Sigismund and Bishop Johannes Telecom already in 1494, was perhaps the solemn consecration of the Church. But the unusual dome of both towers were built only in 1525. The Church became an example for the Church buildings throughout Bavaria.

The interior has three naves of the Church was partially lost during the Second world war. Preserved magnificent bench choirs, made by Erasmus Grasser in 1502, the tomb of Ludwig IV the Bavarian of black marble, the altar of St. Andrew and paintings by Jan Polak.