Theatiner Church Munich
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Theatiner Church Munich

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Wikipedia: "The Roman Catholic Theatine Church St. Cajetan (Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan) in Munich was built from 1663 to 1690, it was founded by Elector Ferdinand Maria and his wife, Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, as a gesture of thanks for the birth of the long-awaited heir to the Bavarian crown, Prince Max Emanuel, in 1662.

The church was built in Italian high-baroque style after San Andrea del Valle in Rome and designed by the Italian architect Agostino Barelli. His successor, Enrico Zuccalli, added two towers, which originally were not planned and then finished the 71 meter (233 ft) high dome in 1690. The facade in rococo style was completed only in 1768 by François de Cuvilles. Its Mediterranean appearance and yellow coloring became a well known symbol for the city and had much influence on Southern German baroque architecture.

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A: Theatiner Church St. Kajetan

by Markus Matern, 10 meters away

The Theatiner Church St. Kajetan is located near the Odeonsplatz and has been built from 1663 to 1690.

Theatiner Church St. Kajetan

B: Odeonsplatz Munich

by Wolfgang Troescher, 50 meters away

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C: St. Kajetan Church, Theatinerkirche

by T. Emrich, 60 meters away

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St. Kajetan Church, Theatinerkirche

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E: Odeonsplatz

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I: Odeonsplatz

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J: Feldherrnhalle with costume and rifleman's procession

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Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria and is Germany's third largest city, located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Black and gold - the colors of the Holy Roman Empire - have been the city's official colors since the time of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor.

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