St. Mary of the Assumption

The Jesuit early Baroque makes the church particularly interesting. This was created due to the Counter-Reformation desire to increase the Catholic faith.

St. Mary of the Assumption
Address: GoogleMapsObenmarspforten (near Cologne's Town Hall)
50667 Cologne
Phone: 0221/137130
Opening hours: daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (entrance only)
1544 First proof of Jesuits in Cologne
1618 The Jesuits begin the construction of the church
1629 First use of the Church of St. Mary of the Assumption by the Jesuits
1678 Consecration of the church
1715 Completion of church construction
1778 Final consecration of the church

Thus, pre-Reformation architectural styles, such as Gothic were combined with contemporary Baroque. Worth seeing is the main painting on the high altar, the Assumption of St. Mary by Johann Hulsmann.

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