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Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt

Wachaustrasse 242, Weissenkirchen 3610, Austria
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Lovely walk to the church

Weissenkirchen is such a lovely and picturesque village. What stands out in this viillage is the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
Mei T
White church and tower dominate the landscape

Weissenkirchen means "White Church" and is the name of the Gothic church which sits high above the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Larry C
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Jan 24, 2018
“Lovely walk to the church”
Sep 24, 2017
“Church within a church”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Wachaustrasse 242, Weissenkirchen 3610, Austria
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Weissenkirchen is such a lovely and picturesque village. What stands out in this viillage is the white church. The current facade of the church dates back to the 16th century. It was a really nice leisure walk up to the church and from there take...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Weissenkirchen means "White Church" and is the name of the Gothic church which sits high above the village. The church was built in the 14th century. A defence tower was added as a fortification for the village in 1531. The church, atop the hill, is...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is really a church with in a church. I found it a worthwhile stop. Very interesting local history.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This large church in the center of town is kind of interesting in that they built a larger church around the smaller white church tower. You have to climb a steep staircase to get into the buildings. Inside are unadorned walls but lovely statues and...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This charming little town gets its name from the white tower of the 14th Century fortified church. A good part of the fortifications remain, and the interior is very nice.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

You reach the church through a steep covered stairway from the village square. The setting is quite dramatic, with a great few from the fortified churchyard.

Thank Kristof K
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

In the grand scheme of things, this may be a small church as some have said. But seen from the river, in the context of the quaint towns hugging the sides of the Danube throughout the Wachau Valley, it looks quite impressive and beautiful.

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

You have to walk up the stairs to get to this small and beautiful church. It was an easy walk up and it was very cool inside the church. Well worth the walk

Thank Karen S
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