St. Bartholomew's Church in Bavaria

St. Bartholomew’s Church in Bavaria is Magnificent

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The 12th-century St. Bartholomew’s church in Bavaria and the adjoining hunting lodge on the west bank of the Königssee lake near Berchtesgaden offer visitors a truly breathtaking view. Because the famous pilgrimage site is located directly at the foot of the imposing Watzmann massif. There, on the peninsula Hirschau, it is only accessible by boat or via hiking trails.

In the 19th century, the Bavarian kings chose the pretty castle as a popular hunting and summer residence. Originally it was built in the 14th century, however, as a fisherman’s house.St. Bartholomew’s church in Bavaria has been remodeled in baroque style since the 17th century. In front of the mountain backdrop, the complex, with its onion domes and red domed roofs, is particularly picturesque. The interior with stucco work by the Salzburg master Joseph Schmid and the altars of the Dreikonchenchor is well worth seeing.
Here is more information (in German).
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