Wallfahrtskirche „Maria im Weingarten“

Wallfahrtskirche „Maria im Weingarten“

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  • Söhni 🏃

    An interesting article on one of the greatest art thefts in the 60s, namely the Rosary Madonna of Mary in the vineyard, the interested can be found at: was-Riemenschneider-rosary-madonna-stolen

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    • September 23, 2019

  • 〽️Markus

    The Catholic pilgrimage church "Maria in the vineyard" is located above the Franconian wine village Volkach on the Mainschleife in the Lower Franconian district of Kitzingen. The late Gothic church is located in the middle of the vineyards of the main Franconian wine-growing region on the Volkacher Kirchberg. It still houses an important work of art by the carver Tilman Riemenschneider.

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    • February 23, 2017

  • WuGI

    The pilgrimage church of St. Maria im Weingarten is located - surrounded by vineyards - above Volkach. The church was built in its present form in the second half of the 15th century. Originally planned was a three-nave construction, which was carried out only in a single ship. The church was especially well-known by Tilman Riemenschneider's rosary Madonna from 1521-24 (picture: 6). However, to what extent it comes from Riemenschneider itself or 'only' comes from his workshop, is still unclear.
    The depiction of St. Anna with her daughter Maria and the baby Jesus ("Anna Selbdritt") (picture: 5) was created around 1520 based on a template from Riemenschneider's workshop. The center of the church as a place of pilgrimage is the Pietà - here a late Gothic wooden sculpture showing Mary and her dead son (picture: 7).
    (Source: G. Dehio, Handbook of German Art Monuments, Munich 1979, see "Volkach")

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    • September 14, 2016

  • Ge⚽️rg

    Nice place to think ...

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    • September 19, 2018

  • Susanne

    Costs 2 Euro admission, pay left in the ticket booth ...

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    • October 14, 2018

  • Albrecht

    Great church in the middle of the vineyards

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    • October 24, 2020

  • Radolino

    Steep climb that is worth it

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    • July 24, 2020

  • Spessartbu

    Nice church, but there is an entrance fee!

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    • September 16, 2020

  • Marianne Hörber

    Volkach offers a great old town with many half-timbered houses, a very beautiful market square and, if there is no Corona, there are also many beautiful cafes, restaurants and cozy seating. Anyone who has been to Volkach will come back

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    • January 23, 2021

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Location: Volkach, Kitzingen, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation280 m

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Wallfahrtskirche „Maria im Weingarten“