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Alpbach St. Oswald Parish Church

Pfarrkirche, Alpbach 6236, Austria
+43 5336 5235
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Well worth a visit as it is so lovely inside and out with beautiful architecture and the graves... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marcia T
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Beautiful ornate church

St Oswald was a king in Northumbria and would no doubt be surprised to find a church named after... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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Pfarrkirche, Alpbach 6236, Austria
+43 5336 5235
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit as it is so lovely inside and out with beautiful architecture and the graves well maintained.

Thank Marcia T
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

St Oswald was a king in Northumbria and would no doubt be surprised to find a church named after him in the Austria Alps. The nave is a beautiful, cool quiet place to sit, think and reflect. The churchyard is amazingly well maintained and the...More

Thank JonRx
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Just go and see. Located in the central part of the village. But Alpbach is not only about the church. The village itself is charming. Flowers, flowers and more flowers on balconies. I mean all balconies. And the houses are the same. Why? Check that...More

Thank A A
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Alpach's St. Oswald Church is already striking with its unostentatious exterior right in the middle of the village and its baroque ornamentation inside, but most memorable is the graveyard surrounding part of the church. All the graves are adorned with beautiful wrought-iron crosses. And among...More

Thank Ulrich K
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A very pretty church inside. We were lucky enough to hear 3 musicians practising when we looked round. The gravestones are worth wandering through.

Thank LadyGAxbridge
Reviewed 25 March 2017

History of church dates to monks travelling with relics from our Northumberland King, St Oswald - on a pilgrimage to Rome. Very spiritual.

Thank 970joanna
Reviewed 19 March 2017

So well kept with every grave light up with its own lantern every night. Stay anywhere near here and you are right in the thick of everything Alpbach has to offer.

Thank JennyBetteridge
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The church is one of the most beautiful and the graveyard is extremely well looked after. It is certainly worth a visit when in the village.

Thank Maggie2705
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Despite being such a prominent landmark in Alpbach village, it always surprises us how few people ever venture inside the church grounds let alone the church itself. Find out how this little valley in Austria is closely linked to England - for nearly 1,000 years!...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We could see the candlelit churchyard of St Oswald's from our hotel room and walked through regularly on our wanders around the village - and it never failed to touch my heart. The interior of this beautiful church is absolutely magnificent and was a wonderful...More

Thank AndieBeee
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