Dresden Frauenkirche: A church restored from rubble

Frauenkirche – Church of Our Lady – is an 18th century church in Dresden which was destroyed in World War II. It lay as a pile of rubble for more than 40 years until a lengthy reconstruction process began in the mid 1990s. While Google’s satellite view still shows it in mid-reconstruction, the recent launch of Street View in Germany allows us to get a good look at the restored building. Frauenkirche had a rich history since its construction began in 1726. Bach performed there on a newly installed organ a few years before construction was completed in…

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