Church St. Laurentius - Wiesloch, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls
N 49° 17.700 E 008° 41.795
32U E 477939 N 5460294
Built between 1745 and 1751 the church is a famous baroque of the County Palatine of the Rhine. / Erbaut zwischen 1745 und 1751 gehört die Kirche zu den wichtigsten Barockbauwerken der Kurpfalz.
Waymark Code: WMG4C1
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 01/11/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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In 1729 the Augustine monks moved from Münnerstadt, a town in the district of Bad Kissingen in Bavaria, to Wiesloch. The architect Johann Schmidt from Königshofen moved with them and started building the baroque church 1745. The style of the church is Rococo inside and outside.

1729 zogen die Augustinermöchne vom fränkischen Münnerstadt nach Wiesloch, um ein Hospiz zu gründen. der Baumeister Johann Schmidt aus Königshofen kam mit ihnen und begann 1745 mit dem Bau der Barockkirche. Der Baustil und das Innere ist Rokoko.
Style: Rococo

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Date of origin:: 1751

Architect(s): Johann Schmidt , Königshofen

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Friedrichstraße 6 69168 Wiesloch Germany

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