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City of Pointy Spires

I posted a picture from the City of Dreaming Spires recently, Lübeck could easily be called the City of Pointy Spires. The Old Town (Altstadt), located on an island in the river Trave, has go no fewer than seven tall, pointy and patina spires. Here are just three examples, seen from the former ramparts in the Trave.

The single steeple in the foreground also featured in my previous post and is part of Petrikirche (Church of Saint Peter). The twin towers, of which one unfortunately was being renovated, belong to the Marienkirche (officially St. Marien zu Lübeck, St. Mary's Church), one of the two oldest churches in Lübeck, built between 1250 and 1350. The towers are almost 125 metres high.

And a little teaser: the three steeples will also feature in a photo I’ll post next week, but in a completely different way. :-)

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Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/2000 sec
F-Stop: f/3.2
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 693/100 mm
Date Taken: 2019-04-19 16:54
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 1929 kb

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Additional Photos by Lars Zwemmer (Tue) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13855 W: 57 N: 24662] (93458)
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