Upper Austria

Monasteries, cloisters and churches in Upper Austria

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St. Mary's Church
Wels

Todays church of the Virgin Mary was used as a monastery church of the Capuchins until 1785, which was broght to Wels due to the Counterreformation in 1628 by the initiative of the Kremsmünster Abbey Antonius Wolfradt.  Built in 1630 and 1631, the church is...

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Window at St Mary's Church
Herzogsdorf

Window at St Mary's Church of Neußerling. St Mary's Church of Neußerling was built in a plain style in 1947 with unassuming and simple wooden windows. In 1995, the old windows were replaced by beautifully stained glass windows that astound visitors with their sacred...

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Martin-Luther-Kirche
Linz

The Martin Luther Church is an Evangelical Lutheran church in Linz. Emperor Joseph II’s Edict of Tolerance (1781) allowed the Protestant faith to be practised again in Upper Austria. But it was not until 20th October 1844 that the fi rst prayer house in Linz was...

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St Martin's Church
Linz

This is regarded as the oldest original church still in existence in Austria. It was first documented in 799. A rectangular building that is no longer visible, partially extending into the nave, probably dates from the Agilofingian period (before 788). During the...

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Michael Pacher Altar
St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Gothic winged altar made by Michael Pacher Der gotische Flügelaltar wird häufig als der schönste unter allen Flügelaltären bezeichnet - nicht nur wegen seiner erlesenen künstlerischen Qualität, sondern auch wegen seines hervorragenden Erhaltungszustandes. Das Werk...

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Church of the Minor Friars
Linz

Originally the twin nave church of the monastery of the Minor Friars, which was founded in 1236, the building was returned to the order in 1678 following the Reformation. It was then redesigned as an opulently decorated, single nave Rococo church in 1751 by Johann...

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Vorchdorf Local Heritage Museum
Vorchdorf

Trial operation - guided tours Visits and guided tours are possible by telephone agreement! Contact: Marktgemeinde Vorchdorf: Herr Josef Hubmer / museum@vochdorf.ooe.gv.at Heimat- und Kulturverein Vorchdorf: Dr. Claudia Westreicher / dr.claudia@westreicher.at

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new apostolic church
Pinsdorf

The new apostolic church in Pinsdorf was inaugurated in 1990.

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The New Parish Church
Kirchham

The New Parish Church contrasts with the architecture of the Old Parish Church. Der schlechte Bauzustand und das geringe Platzangebot im Kirchenschiff der alten Pfarrkirche ließen die Verantwortlichen seit 1983 nach möglichen Auswegen suchen, wobei die zunächst...

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New Cathedral - Mariendom
Linz

Mariendom is the largest church in Austria. The construction of the neo-Gothic cathedral was already initiated in 1855 by F.J. Rudiger, then Bishop of Linz, and the foundation stone was laid in 1862. The building was designed by the Cologne cathedral builder Vinzenz...

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