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Rachel Kapelle - und Rachel See

The Rachel chapel is a chapel on the mountain Rachel in the Bavarian Forest.

Set in 1212 meters above sea level on a promontory above the Rachel Lake Chapel goes back to an original building of 1885, built by a mirror Forst master named Leithäuser. This completely built wooden chapel burned down after the Second World War.
1951 was a new building on the same site, but repeatedly made entirely of wood. Inside, the new chapel was decorated with carvings of Spiegelau Lord carver Johann Lentner.
After this second Rachel chapel was also fallen victim to a fire on March 19, 1972, it was rebuilt in the same form again and re-equipped with created by Johann Lentner carvings.
In the late 1990s, the state of the chapel had greatly deteriorated by weathering and aging, so that a thorough renovation was necessary, which included a nearly complete faithfulness to the original construction of the wooden building. The work was completed with the inauguration on 24 June 2000th


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Copyright: H.J.Weber
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Taken: 23/07/2013
Uploaded: 23/07/2013


Tags: chapels; landscape; exterior; forest; mountain
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