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Doppelkirche Schwarzrheindorf
50.750700° N, 7.114980° E
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1151 constructed

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  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 16, 2011

    The Double Church of Schwarzrheindorf has an attractive exterior plastered in white and decorated with pink and yellow paint. The paint job dates from a restoration of 1973 and provides a good sense of what many now-bare churches looked like in medieval times. Inside, it has two levels: a lower church for the local community and an upper church for the lords of the castle and later the nuns. The two share the same plan: an apse with altar in the east end; small north and south transepts or apses; and a straight extension to the west for seating and entry. continue reading →

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  • Romanesque Churches of Bonn

    Posted December 13, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Winter in Germany

    It is great to have David back from London (where he went to see a Led Zepplin concert). His flight was smooth and 20 minutes early, his baggage showed up on the belt as soon as he arrived, the car rental process was efficient, and he was home after less than 15 minutes' drive on the freeway. He said it was so good to…

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