Bergkirche zur Schmerzhaften Muttergottes

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  • Heinz

    The Bergkirche zur Schmerzhafte Muttergott is a pilgrimage church near Laudenbach, a district of Weikersheim in the Main-Tauber district. It is located west of Laudenbach at the end of a crossroads. The building contains art treasures.
    The construction of the church was initiated by the lords of Finsterlohe, the cornerstone was laid in 1412. In 1421, "the Capella in high wood" by Pope Martin V of the parish Laudenbach slammed, the original document is now in the State Archives in Stuttgart. The church was consecrated in 1459 by the Würzburg bishop Johann III. from Grumbach.
    The building contains a number of art treasures, such as a group of the Adoration of the Magi by students Tilman Riemenschneider, the organ by Johann Philipp Seuffert (1723) and the miraculous image of the Sorrows of an unknown artist (probably 15th century). Eduard Mörike described the church in a poem.

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    • 03/19/2017

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Location: around Weikersheim, Main-Tauber-Kreis, Liebliches Taubertal, Stuttgart District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


  • Elevation360 m

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