Bike Touring Highlight
From 1896 to 1900, the Protestant Christuskirche was built by the two architects Robert Curjel and Karl Moser at the Mühlburger Tor and thus the beginning of the western town. Like the majority of bronze bells in Germany, those of the Christuskirche were melted down for armament purposes during the Second World War. Immediately after the end of the war, the church was rebuilt and from 1985 to 1988 the original spire was reconstructed.
June 30, 2019
The first plans for the church go back to the years 1888 to 1892. After an architectural competition, Curjel and Moser were awarded the contract, for which they first revised their competition design. The church was consecrated on October 14, 1900.During the Second World War, in June 1942, the church bells had to be handed over to be melted down for armament purposes - like the majority of all bronze bells in Germany.The Christuskirche itself was severely damaged during the Second World War by air raids, first in the bombing night of 2 to 3 September 1942 in the major attack on Karlsruhe and a second time from 4 to 5 December 1944. This came next to great damage Windows and vaults to damage the rosette of the front entrance. Immediately after the end of the war, the reconstruction of the church began. In the years 1985 to 1988 then the original spire was reconstructed.Since 2011 there is a nail cross of Coventry in the church.
July 12, 2019
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