St. Michael's Church, Munich

4.6
Located in the heart of Munich's pedestrian area, St. Michael's Church is the largest Renaissance church north of the Alps and features the second-largest vaulted ceiling in the world, after St. Peter's in Rome. The Jesuit church, built between 1583 and 1587, was conceived as a spiritual center for the Counter Reformation. Duke of Bavaria William V pulled down 87 houses in the center of Munich to bring this ambitious project to life. The building's style largely influenced Southern Germany's early Baroque architecture. Between the two entrances, look for one of the church's most famous monuments: the large bronze statue of the Archangel Michael fighting a demon. Inside, you'll be in awe of the barrel-vaulted roof, which spans more than 20 m (65 ft). Plan your St. Michael's Church visit and explore what else you can see and do in Munich using our Munich trip builder site .
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  • Probably one of the few lush decorations of cathedrals that are remembered. Especially thanks to the statue of the Archangel Michael at the entrance and, of course, the huge space of the Cathedral. A large impressive cross in front of the altar. In my opinion, it is good to visit the Cathedral in the evening towards the end of the service, to enjoy its views with and without lighting. In the semi-darkness.
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  • Beautiful, very white Cathedral with beautiful stained glass windows, should visit next to the monuments of the Center, has a graabada footprint on the floor, on her weight a legend that I will not reveal.
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  • Called in here and was really pleased. We had a very talented brass band playing Christmas music. The atmospherics are fantastic. The architecture was stunning. This is a must visit when in Munich.
  • Very beautiful😍 confession are very good! I am glad I am catholic! 😇
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