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Kirche St. Bartholomae, Berchtesgaden
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Atop the Königssee lake with the imposing Watzmann massif as a backdrop, Kirche St. Bartholomae can only be reached by ship or after a long hike across the surrounding mountains. The Baroque church, named after St. Bartholomew the Apostle, was built in 1697. The building features a red, domed roof and stuccowork by Salzburg artist Joseph Schmidt. An annual pilgrimage takes place here in late August. A nearby restaurant and beer garden operate in an old hunting lodge, providing views of the lake and mountains. A visit to Kirche St. Bartholomae represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Berchtesgaden trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • A nice trip and a very nice and cosy Church, located right by the water and next to a fish restaurant
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  • This is a beautiful place reachable by an electric boat tour. The price and time investment are both worthwhile. The building is beautiful and the island and boat are dog friendly. 
  • When you come with the boat from Königssee this small church of San Bartolomé dazzles us with its charm and its little traditional lines. Is a visit forced in the South of Bavaria.
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  • A lot of information, friendly service - a lot of to see and enjoy around.
  • Very impressive, pretty good weather There is a restaurant next to the f. There is a forest.
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  • Very informative and nicely done!
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  • It's good for hiking.
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  • In the depth of this Lake, there is a treasure.
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