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Austria
Bregenz
Vorarlberg

Gallusstraße 4-6
(Gymnasium Gallusstraße)

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
(Wikipedia)

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Bregenz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Bregenz /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk

Description

Strongly weathered statue of St. John of Nepomuk.

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Location N 47°29'59" E 9°44'45"

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