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A Hidden Gem in Wismar

Another impression from one of the streets of Wismar, this time Lübsche Straße. I walked past this old church and admired its exterior, but at first decided not to go inside. I am really happy I changed my mind, though, because the interior of the church was fantastically beautiful as well!

This is the Heiligen-Geist-Kirche (Church of the Holy Spirit). It belongs to the hospital of the same name (Heiligen-Geist-Hospital), which was established in the middle of the 13th century with construction of the church subsequently starting around 1320. The church and hospital are located in the Altstadt (Old Town) of Wismar, which is a UNESCO listed Hanseatic town on the Baltic Sea. The interior of the church is truly amazing with wonderful wall paintings and a gorgeous wooden ceiling, also adorned with paintings. I’ve hidden this hidden gem in two pictures in the workshop: WS1 and WS2.

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Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/1250 sec
F-Stop: f/3.2
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 430/100 mm
Date Taken: 2019-04-20 13:11
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 1676 kb

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Additional Photos by Lars Zwemmer (Tue) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10242 W: 57 N: 17659] (65484)
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