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Karmelitenkirche St. Joseph und St. Maria Magdalena

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Karmelitenkirche St. Joseph und St. Maria Magdalena

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 Romantic Road Day Trip from Frankfurt (Main) to Rothenburg/Tauber (SATURDAY)
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After only another 220 steps, the destination is reached and the reward is breath-taking. From the tower of the town hall can be seen the picturesque Tauber valley and Rothenburg’s medieval old town, in all its glory: the churches, the completely intact town walls, walkable for two kilometres, and the market square that people traverse on their way to the Plönlein, the Crime Museum or the tower walkway. Just beneath the viewing platform, a stork has taken up position on the roof of the town hall. It calmly observes the comings and goings below for a while, before stretching its wings and flying off to its nest on the Markustor …
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folieske4 wrote a review Dec 2011
Antwerp, Belgium7,285 contributions970 helpful votes
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(Reuererkirche / Karmelitenkirche). The one nave, barrel-vaulted Church was built in 1662 and was the first Baroque church of Würzburg (architects J.B. van der Driesken and Antonio Petrini). The Carmelites church with its Baroque Tower belonged previously to the former monastery of the repentant Holy Magdalena also named as "Zu den Reuerinnen" or "Reurerkirche". After those the Discalced Carmelites made their entrance. Approximately 500 people survived the bombing in the spacious crypt under the Church, where during the inferno a child was born. In 1958 the Church got simple furnishings and borrowed paintings from the Bavarian State paintings collection. 1967 A public altar was founded.
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