In 1309, the Archbishop of Mainz commissioned a Gothic church, which was to be a hospital for the German Holy Order. During ... More
Deutschordenskirche St. Maria
In 1309, the Archbishop of Mainz commissioned a Gothic church, which was to be a hospital for the German Holy Order. During the 18th Century, the place of worship received an impressive baroque altar as well as a baroque façade, in order to match the new convent building which had been built in the meanwhile. In 1881, the church received a new interior, along with a neo-baroque main altar. The late-Gothic side-altars are particularly remarkable and worth seeing, as is the Gothic sculpture of The Beheading of John the Baptist.
The smallest of Cologne's twelve Romanesque churches is St Maria Lyskirchen, built from 1210 to 1220. According to experts, it
is also the least significant. The church was preserved largely intact during the Second World War: only the roof ...
The Museum of Communication (Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt) explores the history of communication and its various pathways throughout history. Exhibits
include the history of writing, freight transport and travel, and new media.
Paulskirche (St. Paul's Church) became famous not as a church, but as a meeting place. Built to replace the Barfüßerkirche
(Church of the Barefooted), it was opened in 1833. The first freely elected German parliament sat here in 1848; ...
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