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St Mary’s Chapel

After the last church we sat down to relax and have a coffee.  No more than 100m from the coffee shop is the main market place and another church.  A towering gothic building done in red and white is St Mary’s Chapel or Marienkapelle Church and the Baroque facade of the Falkenhaus. The former home of a wealthy citizen, today the Falkenhaus […]

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Würzburg Cathedral

The present cathedral, built from 1040 onwards by Bishop Bruno of Würzburg, reckoned to be the fourth largest Romanesque basilica in Germany, is the third church on the site: the previous two, built in about 787 and 855, were respectively destroyed and severely damaged by fire. After Bruno’s accidental death in 1045, his successor Adalbero […]

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