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Kirche St. Bartholomae

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

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Like a dream

Astounding environment surrounding a romantic (although religious building). The water is so clear and the ambience of the mountains and the lake makes it almost guaranteed to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Windsor, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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325 reviews 325 reviews
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173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Astounding environment surrounding a romantic (although religious building). The water is so clear and the ambience of the mountains and the lake makes it almost guaranteed to see the church reflecting on the lake.

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Toronto
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219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

What is more poetic, romantic and serene than an old church only accessible by water aitting against a mountainous backdrop? If there were a way to make the thousands of people also enjoying the view disappear for even a second it would be even moreso. The church and surrounding area was incredible. I took my socks and shoes off and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Absolutely stunning! Water is see through clear , air is freshest I ever felt, beautiful nature reserve. Great mountain views. Perfect place to relax.

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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68 reviews 68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We visited in early spring so the weather was misty, cold and a light rain trickled over the lake. We enjoyed the trip to the chapel. It stood eerily on the peninsula, following a 30min boat ride. The chapel was quiet, and its interiors were unexpected, being in such an abandoned location. A pleasant surprise :)

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München
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77 reviews 77 reviews
6 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I used to go to Königsee in summer time (for mountain tours). We ventured to St Bartholomä the first time in winter and we had a brilliant weather. Even by noon time, there were only few tourists on the boat. Really recommended excusion to enjoy the drinking water clear lake, the echo and the chapel of St.Bartholomä. The Fisherwirt is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Taking this boat trip from Konigssee along the lake to St Bartholomae is a unique experience. The pilot will stop half way and blow his trumpet giving an echo effect bouncing off the mountains. We went in January when there weren't many people and with the snow on the mountains reflected in the water it was beautiful and peaceful.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

January is the time to visit, the lack of crowds and a light dusting of snow on the mountains make it picture-perfect.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just like the lake, you must see this place. After a nice boat trip through the Konigssee, you'll find this unique chapel.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

when visit Berchtesgaden, dont miss to take boat trip which takes you to this unique place. Trip itself is nice, sailing on crystal clear water. When you step out, just enjoy this sceneria.. You can try to step into ice water... Be patient when going back, there is long queue...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very nice, worth a repeat. Pick a day it doesn't rain and the scenery is great. You can even row your own boat to the location.

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