Churches and monasterys

19 Attractions

Abbey of Ettal

With its imposing baroque basilica and the rococo vestry the Abbey of Ettal has been world-renowned.

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Abbey of Rottenbuch

The Abbey of Rottenbuch used to be an Augustinian Canon Abbey. The church itself was built shortly after the founding of the abbey.

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Boschet chapel

Boschet Chapel was built around 1640.

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Chapel of Gertrude

This small chapel was built in 1694 by the Abbey of Ettal as a small outpost opposite of the forester's house Dickelschwaig.

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Church Kappel

freely accessible / always open

The newly restored church Kappel is among the oldest churches in the Bavarian uplands.

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Church of St. Francis

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The Church of St. Francis is on a hill at Römerweg

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Fatima Chapel

The Fatima chapel is a small votive chapel on a ridge in Saulgrub. It was built due to a pledge from a private citizen.

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Gedächtniskapelle Bad Bayersoien

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War memorial chapel on one of the most beautiful vantage points in Bad Bayersoien

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Hubertuskapelle

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Am wilden Jäger errichtete kleine Gedenkkapelle, die aus Dankbarkeit für Unversehrtheit bei Holzarbeiten vom einem Privatmann gestiftet wurde.

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Kreuzkirche Oberammergau

The Kreuzkirche in Oberammergau - from a stable to a church

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Parish Church St. Peter and Paul

As a prototype the Oberammergau Parish Church had a wooden building, at the beginning of the 18th Century however it was so damaged that it had to be rebuilt. Joseph Schmuzer led the construction of the rococo jewel, his son Franz Xaver was the plasterer. The ceiling and wall frescoes were made by the great Matthew Guenther, born in 1705 on an isolated farm on the north side slope of Hohenpeissenberg.

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Pfarrkirche St. Georg

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Bayersoiens Pfarrkirche wurde 1767 von Wessobrunner Künstlern sparsam aber sehr eindrucksvoll stuckatiert. Das Deckengemälde stammt vom Lüftlmaler Franz Seraph Zwinck, dem wohl berühmtesten seiner Zunft.

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Pilgrimage Church of Wies - Wieskirche

The Pilgrimage Church of Wies (Pilgrimage Church of the Scourged Saviour in the Meadow or in the Wies – called: “the Wies”) is a prominent pilgrimage church and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

First time visitors to "the Wies" without prior knowledge may well ask themselves what could have given led to the building of such a remarkably magnificent church in such a secluded spot.

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Ramsach Church

The Ramsachkircherl (Ramsach Church), also called “Ähndl” in common parlance – is considered to be the oldest church in the region.

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Rochuskapelle Bad Kohlgrub

1633/1634 suchte die Pest Bad Kohlgrub heim. Nachdem die Seuche vorüber war, wurde auf dem Pestfriedhof die kleine Votivkapelle erbaut.

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Sacristan House Chapel in Aidling

According to legend, acult site for the goddess of spring Ostarais said to have been located on a hill in Aidling where the little chapel now stands.

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Saint Agatha Church

Judging by an historical document, a church could have already existed in Uffing as early as the year 808.

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Saint Stephan Church

The St. Stephan Church is located directly on Lake Riegsee and features works of traditional ecclesiastical art from the 18th century that are worth seeing.

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