Throwback: Summer 2021 in Salzkammergut

A visit to St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang im Salzkammergut is located on the Upper Austrian side of Lake Wolfgang. The town is named after Saint Wolfgang (Bishop of Regensburg), who sought refuge at Mondsee at the end of the 10th century. Many legends soon grew up around the saint, who was said to have performed miracles and healings. Later, St. Wolfgang became a place of pilgrimage.

The pilgrim fountain in front of the church was built in 1515, the church in late Gothic style was built after the previous church was destroyed by fire in 1429. Three late Romanesque portals remain from the old church. The famous altar by Michael Pacher is located inside.

I took all the photos with the Lensbaby Velvet 56..

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