A personal selection of photographs with their stories.
Erected between 1686 and 1717, the late-Gothic Name of Jesus Church, is widely visible becuase of the two romantic towers. According to the legend, it all started with the discovery of a piece of birchwood with the initials ‘IHS’, referring to the name of Jesus. Interestingly, even until today, there is no consensus about the meaning of IHS. the church’s interior is a mixture of gothic and baroque elements, while the facade is typically baroque. The 53 m high towers have a Romanesque base and Boaroque tower heads. The Namen-Jesus-Kirche is located between the picturesque Marktplatz (Market Square) and Beethovenhaus.
© Adriano Antoine Robbesom 1991-2001, 2017