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St. Bartholomä - Kirche Innenansicht
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St. Bartholomew is a hermitage on the western shore of the lake on King of the Hirschau peninsula. The very small settlement on the peninsula is a district of the community Schoenau am Koenigssee. The peninsula is easily reachable only by boat; walk it can only be reached via a long, partly high alpine routes. The chapel dates back in some parts of the 12th century. Since the 17th century it is in the style of the Baroque. St. Bartholomew was regarded as the patron of alpine farmers and dairy maids. The chapel has two different towers and red onion domes. The layout mimics the shape of the Salzburg Cathedral. The church contains stucco work by the Salzburg artist Josef Schmidt and Dreikonchenchor, the altars in the individual conches are each St. Bartholomew, St. Catherine and St. Jacobus dedicated.  

source: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Bartholomä_(Königssee)

Copyright: H.J.Weber
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9000x4500
Taken: 28/06/2011
Uploaded: 29/06/2011
Updated: 10/07/2014
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