Sunday, January 20, 2013

Maria Trens Pilgrimage Church








 

The Sanctuary Maria Trens near Sterzing / Vipiteno in the Isarco Valley is one of the most important pilgrimage locations in South Tyrol. The Church was built in 1498 in late Gothic style.


7 comments:

  1. Ah, to think of the thousands of pilgrims who prayed here over the centuries . . .
    I would gladly join them to visit this church (and I am not even Christian).
    Your picture of the gallery is especially intriguing since I have never seen such a thing. I think they are called votive tablets? Gnadenbild?
    Thanks for this Sunday lesson, Karl.

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  2. Those church spires reach high into the deep blue sky. Perfect, Karl.

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  3. I love the way this church looks against that gorgeous blue Tyrolean sky. Thanks for including the inside views, too.

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  4. This is a rather busy looking church.

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