The Frauenkirche was built in 1488, but the tops of the towers were added thirty years later. Entering the nave, you will come across a Devil’s footprint in the stone. A popular story tells that the architect, von Halsbach, was given two choices by the Devil, either to build a church without windows, or sell his soul. Von Halsbach, with clever use of pillars and perspective, ensured that all the cathedral’s tall, narrow windows were hidden from this point, and was spared.
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