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Churches in Munich

The history of Munich is not only a history of nobility and townspeople. Religion played a major role in life and in the 17th century Munich was even considered by many clergymen to be a "German Rome" since there was such a high number of ecclesiastical buildings in this city.

We introduce you to the most important churches of the inner city.

Frauenkirche

Cathedral Church of Our Lady (Frauenkirche)

Metropolitan Church of the Archbishopric of Munich-Freising. Late Gothic nave from the 15th century, interior with works of art spanning five centuries; landmark of the City of Munich.

Theatinerkirche

Theatinerkirche (St. Kajetan)

Basilica in italianate high baroque which had a major influence on Southern German baroque architecture.

Ludwigskirche

St. Ludwig

You will find the largest fresco of the newer history of art in this neo-romanesque-byzantine building.

Alter Peter

St. Peter (Alter Peter)

Oldest parish church in Munich; ornate interior decorated with old masters from six centuries. The tower is one of best lookouts over the city, but it takes 306 steps to climb it...

Asamkirche

Asamkirche (St. Johann-Nepomuk)

Church fittet out and built by the Brothers Asam, pioneering artists of the Rococo period.

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