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Visit to see the Cornelius 'Last Judgment' altar fresco

The Catholic Parish and University Church St. Louis also referred to as Ludwigskirche is located... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Hong Kong, China
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The great Ludwigkirche is incredibly beautiful and full of good vibrations. A house of God that... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Ludwigstr. 22, 80539 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Catholic Parish and University Church St. Louis also referred to as Ludwigskirche is located along Ludwigstrasse in Munich. This is a a large Neo-Romanesque style church built by German architect Friedrich von Gärtner between 1829-44. The church features an attractive facade with two towers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BradJill
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The great Ludwigkirche is incredibly beautiful and full of good vibrations. A house of God that actually makes you happy. One reason is the amazing ceilings. I wish I could bring them home - and that I had a bigger house. But the main reason...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

It was one of the most memorable experience I had when I visited Germany on April 2016. .. I do recommend this to everyone

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank A6386FXjoseg
Reviewed 9 May 2016

With two steeples on the sides, Ludwigskircle looks a little different from the other churches I have seen in Munich. It is supposed to be famous for its fresco especially the one behind its altar which is said to be the second largest altar fresco...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is a magnificent building in itself, but the amazing painted decoration is stunning inside. It is situated on a very busy road but once inside it is serene and lovely.It looked well used; I believe it is used by the University as well as...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Rosie4499
Reviewed 26 August 2015

The double towers can be seen from afar. Approaching it on Ludwigstrasse the full beauty of the façade comes into view. Inside are some marvellous frescoes, with the one over the main altar being one of the greatest in the world. The view along the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank permia
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Very beautiful church, a neo-romanesque city landmark, located in the Ludwigstraße, near to the Ludwig-Maximilian University, about 1,36 km north from the city centre.

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank DraganDPG
Reviewed 26 July 2015

It is on the opposite side of the street from the University. You can get there by U-Bahn. The church is huge, built in neo-roman style. It is worth to drop in.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Ludwigskirche, the Catholic Parish and University Church St. Louis, is a monumental church in neo-romanesque style with the second-largest altar fresco of the world created by Peter von Cornelius of the Last Judgment. This is a beautiful painting that was well worth the visit! Time...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank Bob K
Reviewed 23 October 2014

The church is situated in the middle of the Ludwigstrasse just opposite to the LMU University building. To get there, you can alight at Universität U-Bahn station which is too close. Make sure to check the paintings, sculptures and the magnificent altar. After your visit,...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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