The Maria Immaculata Church in Büren is one of the most magnificent baroque architectural monuments in Westphalia. The architectural style of this precious sacral building is Baroque in the facade, the interior design is pure Rococo style elements. The wooden doors of the aisles show technically brilliant inlay work.
October 24, 2017
The church of Maria Immaculata in the Westphalian middle town of Büren, popularly called Jesuitenkirche, was built in the late Baroque style between 1754 and 1773 to plans by Franz Heinrich Roth, master builder of the Paderborn prince-bishop and elector of Cologne Clemens August Built order of the Jesuit order.  It is one of the few churches in the southern German, Italian-influenced style north of the Main.The church is located at the foot of the ridge between Afte and Alme, on which the historic center of the town of Büren is located. Together with the former Jesuit College, now Mauritius-Gymnasium, and the economy, the former farm building of the college, she forms an ensemble that shapes the view of the place for over 250 years.For some centuries the castle of the noblemen of Büren, whose last descendant, Moritz von Büren, bequeathed his fortune in a will of 1640 to the Jesuit Order and later entered the Order, stood at this spot for some centuries.
December 29, 2016
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