6 Sights in Hallstatt, Austria (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Hallstatt, Austria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Hallstatt, Austria.

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1. Hallstätter Marienaltar

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The Hallstatt Marian altar in the southern part of the double choir of the late Gothic Catholic parish church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut in Upper Austria is a pentaptych, a walking altar with a main shrine, two movable outer wings and two movable inner wings, which allow an alternation between three different front sides. The shrine is decorated with sculptures, the inner wings are decorated with reliefs on the front and backs, and there are painting panels on both sides of the outer wings. The sculptures and reliefs are extensively gilded. The altar, which is dedicated to Mary, the Mother of God, was built around 1510–20 in the workshop of Leonhard Astl and is one of the most important and elaborate late Gothic winged altars in Upper Austria.

Wikipedia: Hallstätter Marienaltar (DE)

2. Evangelische Kirche Hallstatt

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The Evangelical Parish Church of Hallstatt is located in the municipality of Hallstatt in the district of Gmunden. The current sacred building dates from 1859 to 1863 and replaced the house of prayer from 1785. The church is a parish church of the Evangelical Church A.B. in Austria and belongs to the Evangelical Superintendentship of Upper Austria. The church is also known as the Christ Church. The Protestant parish church A.B. of Hallstatt is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Evangelische Pfarrkirche Hallstatt (DE)

3. Hirlatzhöhle

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Hirlatzhöhle Benedikt Hallinger / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Hirlatzhöhle is a cave in the Dachstein massif in the municipality of Hallstatt in the Upper Austrian part of the Salzkammergut. The total length of the cave known so far is over 115 km. This makes it the third longest cave in Austria and the second deepest cave in Austria with a depth of 1559 m. The deepest point is at 443 m above sea level, which is 65 m below the water level of nearby Lake Hallstatt.

Wikipedia: Hirlatzhöhle (DE)

4. Dachsteinkapelle

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The Dachstein Chapel is located immediately next to the Simony Hut in the Dachstein Mountains. It lies at a height of 2,206 metres (7,238 ft) and is the highest place of worship in the Northern Limestone Alps. It is located within the municipality area of Hallstatt in the district of Gmunden in Austria. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Linz and is a cultural heritage monument.

Wikipedia: Dachstein Chapel (EN)

5. Rudolfsturm

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The core of the Rudolfsturm at the entrance to the Hallstatt Salzberg high valley in Austria dates back to a medieval fortified tower from the end of the 13th century. From this time until 1954, the tower was permanently used as the residence of the respective mining operations manager.

Wikipedia: Rudolfsturm (DE)

6. Pfarrkirche Maria am Berg

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The Parish Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, also known as Maria am Berg, is the Roman Catholic parish church in the municipality of Hallstatt in the Salzkammergut region of Upper Austria. The parish belongs to the deanery of Bad Ischl in the Diocese of Linz.

Wikipedia: Katholische Pfarrkirche Hallstatt (DE)


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