Mainz Daily Photo

Anniversary – #11

The church of St. Stephan in Mainz – founded by Bishop Willigis in 990, the present structure dating back to the 12th century – was heavily damaged by bombing 62 years ago today.

It was rebuilt in the late 1960s and houses a unique collection of 9 stained glass windows by Marc Chagall.

And I love the door handles, one polished by the hands of thousands of visitors.

This entry was published on 27 February, 2007 at 07:08. It’s filed under Altstadt, Architecture, Mainz and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

6 thoughts on “Anniversary – #11

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  4. >What interesting door handles! That is certainly not something one would expect to see on a church…Also, welcome to DP. I’ve only been to Mainz once, but I absolutely loved it, and I hope to see more of it through your eyes!

  5. >Welcome to DP. You’ve got some great photos already! I agree, the door handles look really interesting.

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