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  • Martin

    According to legend, this spring on the castle hill is an outflow from the castle fountain.
    “The water there used to come straight out of the ground out of a tuff stone.
    The outside of the spring was only framed with a few wooden boards and a few stones
    lay around it. Everything was wild and no one led there. "
    The larger of the springs north of the castle hill has had the name for a long time
    Mechtildenbrunnen and it is often said that the residents of the once at the
    Schönenberg Castle, located in the area, fetched the drinking water here.
    The Mechtildisbrünnlein is a small fountain grotto.
    In 1885 the chapel was built and the spring was rebuilt.
    There is a plaque on the gable of the Mechtildisbrunnen:
    “This spring is an outflow from the well in Schönenberg Castle, where St. Mechtild
    was born in 1127 a. often drank here in her youth. This was water
    formerly attributed to great healing powers, especially in eye ailments. The spring was rebuilt in 1869
    collected. Renovated in 1885. "
    One wrote and wrote against the healing power of the water, especially in the morning hours
    Eye ailments too.

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    • July 1, 2018

  • HeinzF

    just like that .... maybe Mechthild helps to see better .....

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    • December 21, 2019

  • uetzlibruetz

    A bench next to the spring invites you to linger. No idea if the healing effect of the water, it is always refreshing, excellent for cooling and refilling the water bottle.

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    • August 28, 2019


    a small spring splashes from the stone

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    • May 16, 2021


    there are a couple of such stairs on the tour

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    • May 16, 2021

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Location: Dießen am Ammersee, Ammersee-Lech, Landsberg am Lech, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany


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