Built under the Archbishop Leonard von Keutschach between 1505 to 1512 for the "Bruderhaus" which had been founded in 1498. The Gothic church was torn down and reconstructed by Franz Anton Danreiter and the Tyrolese architect Kassian Singer. (1749 / 1753)
The fire of 1818 destroyed most of the church and the furniture, including the Trogers ceiling fresco and the high altar painting of St Sebastian. After reconstruction, the church was reconsecrated in 1821 and the 1752 altars were restored. Hans Waldburgers Madonna (on the high altar and dating from 1611) was transferred here from St Andrews Church.
The Rococo portal is by Josef Anton Pfaffinger and the gate is to a design by Philipp Hinterseer in 1752.
Austria - recommended places to stay - Recommended hotels in Vienna, Salzburg and Bregenz
Salzburg / Bregenz - accomodation summary - Comments on our hotels during a trip to Bregenz and Salzburg
Austria - goals and achievements - Travel goals and achievements from various trips to Austria
Salzburg - great places not to miss - Essential things to see and do when visiting the historic city of Salzburg
Salzburg - last day of a long weekend - An morning in Salzburg and back to Zürich
Salzburg - a day on foot - A day on foot around the historic city of Salzburg
Bregenz - a morning on foot - An morning in Bregenz and onto Salzburg
Glonn - grotto near the Bavarian village of Glonn - Grotto on the hill near Glonn in the Bavarian countryside
Munich - Frauenkirche - The Frauenkirche in Munich seen from the tower of the Rathaus
Munich - Staatskanzlei - Detail of the exterior of the Staatskanzlei in Munich
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