Munich Stopover16

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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda/munich-stopover16 Thank you! Munich (München) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, and the 12th biggest city of the European Union, with a population of above 1.5 million. The Munich Metropolitan Region is home to 5.8 million people Ludwigstrasse, the great boulevard running from Odeonsplatz to the Siegestor is another realisation of King Ludwig I's dreams to make Munich a city of royal dimensions. The palazzi at the southern end in Italien Renaissance style by Leo von Klenze, University, St.Ludwig's church, Bavarian state library, Siegestor by Friedrich von Gärtner

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Munich stopover 16

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Munich (München) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Ludwigstrasse, this great boulevard running from Odeonsplatz to the Siegestor is another realisation of King Ludwig I's dreams to make Munich a city of royal dimen sions

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The palazzi at the southern end in Italien Renaissance style by Leo von Klenze, University, St.Ludwig's church, Bavarian state library by Friedrich von Gärtner

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View on the Victory Gate (Siegestor) from Odeonsplatz Equestrian statue of Ludwig I in Odeonsplatz

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Theatinerkirche Ludwigskirche Siegestor Famous view to Victory Gate (Siegestor) with Theatiner Church and Luwigs Church The Ludwigstraße is one of the city's four royal avenues next to the Brienner Straße, the Maximilianstraße and the Prinzregentenstraße. The avenue is named in honour of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. The Ludwigstraße has served also for state parades and funeral processions

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Theatinerkirche The city's grandest boulevard with its public buildings still maintains its architectural uniformity envisioned as a grand street "worthy the kingdom" as requested by the king

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The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library) and Saint Ludwig church

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With its collections currently comprising around 9.81 million books, the Bavarian State Library ranks among the best research libraries worldwide Aristoteles by Roland von Boh

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The four larger-than-life stone statues designed by Ludwig von Schwanthaler prominently situated at the flight of stairs are affectionately called "the four magi" by the Munich population

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Thukydides by Hans Vogel

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At the stairway, designed by Ludwig von Schwanthaler "The Four Magi" - the founder of scientific history, Thucydides, the poet of the Iliad and the Odyssey, Homer, the philosopher and teacher of Alexander the Great, Aristotle, and the famous physician of antiquity, Hippocrates

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Library’s historical stock encompasses one of the most important manuscript collections of the world, the largest collection of incunabula worldwide, as well as numerous further important special collections

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Stairway of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

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  Albert V, Duke of Bavaria (1528-1579)   King Ludwig I (1786-1868)

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National Bavarian Library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

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The Catholic Parish and University Church Saint Louis, called Ludwigskirche,  is a monumental church in neo-romanesque style with the second-largest altar fresco of the world

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The building, with its round arches called the Rundbogenstil, strongly influenced other church architecture, train stations and synagogues in both Germany and the United States

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The Ludwigskirche was built between 1829 and 1844 by the architect Friedrich von Gärtner

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The sculpture Four Evangelists with Jesus Christ was designed by Ludwig von Schwanthaler

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Ludwigkirche In the years 2007-2009 Ludwigkirche roof was re-covered in the originally planned mosaic decoration

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The church is 60 m long and 20 m wide. The towers are 71 meters high and each equipped with six bells

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Golgotha Wilhelm Breitsameter, 2003

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The frescoes of the church were created by Peter von Cornelius. They are perhaps one of the most important mural works of modern times

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The large fresco of the Last Judgment, over the high altar in Ludwigkirche church, measures 62 feet (19 m) in height by 38 feet (12 m) in width. The frescoes of the Creator, the Nativity, and the Crucifixion in the same building are also upon a large scale

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The large fresco of the Last Judgment, over the high altar in Ludwigkirche church by Peter von Cornelius. The work was rejected by the King, and Cornelius left Munich shortly afterward

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Sanctuary and High Altar of the Ludwigskirche The Last Judgment by Peter von Cornelius (1783–1867)

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Siegestor - Victory Gate The Siegestor crowns the northern end of Ludwigstrasse. King Ludwig I dedicated it to the victorious Bavarian army and its success in the Napoleonic War of liberation. Modeled by architect Friedrich von Gärtner after Constantine's Arch in Rome, the Siegestor was constructed between 1843 and 1852

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Bavaria with a lion quadriga, designed by Martin von Wagner

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Siegestor, bas-relief depicting battle fought by Bavarian army

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