St. Michael's Church, Munich

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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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  • Take a walk on the on the Neuhauser Street among few cultural monuments. You can find here this church and the Strauss fountain. On a hot sunny day to get in the chucrh is a big idea :)  more »
  • St Michaels is a Jesuit church in the town and although not as decorated or beautiul as St Peters but still has its own charm. Also contains a big alter.  more »
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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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