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Kirche St. Bartholomae

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Address: Kessel-St Bartholoma 1 | Schönau am Königssee, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 08652 964937
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Beautiful on the outside with majestic mountain in the backdrop. A sunny day is the best time to visit this place because the sun makes the place light up like a jewel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful on the outside with majestic mountain in the backdrop. A sunny day is the best time to visit this place because the sun makes the place light up like a jewel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well there is nothing to do than just walk around,see the church etc.. But if you want to relax,spent time quietly, here is it . A romantic, beautiful place.

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Thank Dany J
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

borders on the national park, nice little hiking trails nearby, beautiful location. breathtaking! time your travel with the boats.

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Thank flakes2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

The church is quite empty and inside it is not that much merveilleuse. Worthing to go to the island to have a relaxing afternoon in peace.

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Thank Alex S
Chattanooga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This particular church is not very notable or interesting from either historical or architectural viewpoints. It primarily looks pretty from boats on the lake. During winter months only trips to this island are offered as the other Koenigsee locations are closed for the season. Very little to see once you land on the island and most hiking trails start elsewhere.... More 

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Thank hamiltonbergen
Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Well, romantic, classical, catholic church, nothing special, but remarkable for the locals, for sure.

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Thank izret
Leimen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Things to do here will depend on the weather. We were here in a very cold and windy day, took a look around, and headed back pretty quickly. I am hoping to go back on a warm day without the wind, rain, and chilly temperature when the clouds will allow a better view, because this place is absolutely GORGEOUS, offering... More 

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Thank wanderingKatie
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Good place to spend part of an afternoon hiking around the park. The church is very nice; as most are in Europe. There is a beer garden and fisherman's house just out the door. This area can get crowded, so plan your boat trips accordingly!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Königssee might be beautiful to see for a short while. But spending hours in a narrow bout is not my cup of tea. Spending one hour on the island to see a small chapel with red roof is not my cup of tea either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The first stop on the lake of slow boats. A nice church, small, certainly not the best church we saw on our German holiday, Germany has an amazing array of churches each one as spectacular as each other. Again, little or no information on site. Read up on these places before you travel and even print out the info to... More 

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