Mauritius Kapelle

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  • Rombea

    The mountain chapel, built in 1419 and dedicated to St. Mauritius, gave the mountain its name - Moritzberg. Very nice little chapel right next to the "Berggasthof Moritzberg", after the fair you can go for a morning drink and the Hindenburg tower. The chapel of St. Mauritius on Moritzberg belongs to the city of Röthenbach a. d. Pegnitz and is cared for by the Protestant parish in Leinburg.

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    • February 6, 2020

  • 〽️Markus

    On the summit of Moritzberg stands the mountain chapel dedicated to St. Maurice, built in 1419 and commissioned by Nuremberg patrician Herdegen Valzner. In addition, he had a brother house built, in which a hermit lived, who performed his prayers in the St. Mauritius chapel.

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    • January 11, 2017

  • wintermann65

    Unique, worth a moment of worship!

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    • September 24, 2016

  • Mpaege

    The construction of the chapel was initiated in 1419 by the Nuremberg patrician Herdegen Valzner. After its completion, it was dedicated to St. Maurice. The chapel is also called the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Moritz.

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    • February 24, 2019

  • Basti

    Great little chapel at the top of Moritzberg

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    • April 27, 2018

  • Michael

    Because just beautiful is up there

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    • June 2, 2018

  • wintermann65

    Great Mass on Kirchweih Sunday

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    • August 19, 2018

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Location: Röthenbach an der Pegnitz, Nürnberger Land, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation640 m

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