Statues - Hither & Thither

(Stadt Ellingen)
Lkr. Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen


Ellinger Straße

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


Stopfenheim /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk   Stopfenheim /  Sankt Johannes von Nepomuk


Stone statue of St. John of Nepomuk with the cross.


St. Johannes
ora pro nobis


Location (N 49°4'17" - E 10°53'24")

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