Architecture Around the World

Asams' Church (Asamkirche)
Officially known as St. Johann-Nepomuk
Munich, Germany

Rococo style
1773-1746

The church is one of a 3-building complex built by the Asam brothers, painter Cosmas Damian Asam and sculptor Egid Quirin Asam, in the mid-18th century. Church is connected by a corrridor to the house of one of the brothers.In the beginning a private church



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Church is the center building in the photo.
All three buildings are in the
Rococo style

 

 

 

 
         

 

Church

Church

Church

Church

 

 

Church

       

 

Rococo style

 

 

 

 
         

 

Church interior

Church interior - vestibule

Church interior

Church interior
Designed by Egid Quirin Asam

 

 

Frescoes and paintings by Cosmas Damian Asam

Marble twisted column

 



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