May 24, 2012

Frauenkirche und Mariensäule



A card from Munich showing the Frauenkirche towers and Mariensäule.
The Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) is a church in the Bavarian city of Munich that serves as the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising and seat of its Archbishop. It is a landmark and is considered a symbol of the Bavarian capital city.

The Mariensäule is a Marian column located on the Marienplatz in Munich, Germany. It was erected in 1638 to celebrate the end of Swedish occupation during the Thirty Years' War and is topped by a golden statue of the Virgin Mary standing on a crescent moon as the Queen of Heaven.

Distance: 501 km (311 miles)
Travel time: 6 days

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