Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk
Saint John of Nepomuk
Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393
confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges
Baroque statue of St. John of Nepomuk, standing at the confluence of the Olef and the Urft. The original figure is in the spa house (Kurhaus); at its present site is a replica.
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Sources & Information
Locatie (N 50°34'20" - E 6°30'1") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: denw589; Photograph: 9 April 2017
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