Photo Challenge – Look Up, Look Down: Bavarian Church Steeples

I’ve been looking up, up, up all the way! My neck will never be quite the same again… but it’s a price well worth paying for being part of travelwithintent’s weekly photo challenge Look Up, Look Down.

So, here we have one of the imposing steeples of Munich’s emblematic Frauenkirche:

Frauenkirche - Rechter Turm

You’re probably more used to seeing it from this angle:

These are Munich's most famous landmarks - the towers of the Frauenkirche and the Mariensäule

These are Munich’s most famous landmarks – the mighty twin towers of the Frauenkirche, and the Mariensäule. It took me ages to get the column in the middle… I was nearly trampled to death by the tourist hordes in the process!

The next shot is of a church steeple located in the beautiful historic centre of the Bavarian town of Landsberg:

Landsberg Church

It seemed really tall from down here!

To view some of the amazing medieval buildings of Landsberg, click here

16 thoughts on “Photo Challenge – Look Up, Look Down: Bavarian Church Steeples

  1. photographymemoirs

    Lovely photographs of the various churches throughout Bavaria. I love the architecture and colour schemes of these churches which brilliantly complement the surrounding landscape. Keep up the great work.


  2. Debbie

    Lovely photos again. It’s good to see the Frauenhkirche from a different angle. And the Landsberg steeple is beautiful, so delicate. Thanks for joining in again and for bullying others to join!


  3. ruthincolorado

    Great shot of the Frauenkirche. Yes, I am amazed that you didn’t get trampled! I do enjoy the Marienplatz area…much as I love my remote spaces, I will make an exception for this and dive into the hordes of tourists…



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