Church of St. Anna

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Currently a Protestant church, St. Anna was built in 1321 as a convent church for the Carmelite monastery. Not until the end of the 15th century, after a fire, did the Gothic church with its columns, nave and two aisles emerge, of which only the eastern choir loft has remained Gothic. The nave has been redesigned in Baroque style, while the western choir loft was reworked in Renaissance style. From outside, it looks as though St. Anna is practically squeezed between the residential and commercial buildings of the Annastraße. Only the eastern choir loft and the Goldsmith's chapel addition with its intricate Gothic towers protrude into the pedestrian zone. The chapel was endowed in 1420 after a vow to God for protection from the plague and is of great significance because of its medieval frescoes...

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