Germany

The Church With the Devil’s Footprint

Munich’s massive Frauenkirche – the Church of Our Lady – is particularly famous for one very odd distinction: it bears the devil’s footprint inside its hallowed halls.

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A Sobering Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp was built in Nazi Germany as a "model camp" for other concentration camps. It mainly housed political prisoners, dissidents, and resistance fighters. The facility was designed to hold 5,000 prisoners. Population numbers fluctuated throughout...

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Jeweled Skeleton of Saint Munditia

Just steps from Marienplatz (Mary's Square) is St. Peter's Church, home to one of Munich's most bizarre relics. Inside the church on the left-hand side is a glass coffin containing the jeweled skeleton remains of Saint Munditia: the matron saint of matrons (or...

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