Gößweinstein Pilgrimage Basilica, Franconia, Germany Photos

The Baroque Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica of the Holy Trinity (1730-9) was designed by Balthasar Neumann. It is dedicated to assisting Christian pilgrims.

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View of Gößweinstein in Franconian Switzerland region of Bavaria. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle & basilica over town. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle. Gößweinstein, Germany.
View of Gößweinstein in Franconian Switzerland region of Bavaria. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle & basilica over town. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein castle. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Gößweinstein castle & basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica of Holy Trinity. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque towers & spires at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Skyline at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Gößweinstein castle & basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica of Holy Trinity (1730-9). Gößweinstein, Germany. Style: Baroque. Architect: Balthasar Neumann.Baroque towers & spires at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Skyline at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Garden view at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.False perspective iron gate at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Sculpted praying knights & clergy with lace collars at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Sculpted praying women with lace collars at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Garden view at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.False perspective iron gate at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Sculpted praying knights & clergy with lace collars at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Sculpted praying women with lace collars at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
External devotional sculpture under wooden canopy at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Grave with wrought iron crosses at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Memorial with skull & crossbones carved in exterior wall at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Carved Baroque coat of arms over doorway at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
External devotional sculpture under wooden canopy at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Grave with wrought iron crosses at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Memorial with skull & crossbones carved in exterior wall at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Carved Baroque coat of arms over doorway at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Cast metal door pull with horns & snake at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque interior at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Overview of Baroque ceiling with holy trinity surrounded by saints in heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling painting of holy trinity surrounded by saints in heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Cast metal door pull with horns & snake at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque interior at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Overview of Baroque ceiling with holy trinity surrounded by saints in heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling painting of holy trinity surrounded by saints in heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque ceiling painting of St. Peter welcoming saints to heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling painting of God with Evangelists surrounded by angels at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling details at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling details at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque ceiling painting of St. Peter welcoming saints to heaven at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling painting of God with Evangelists surrounded by angels at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling details at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque ceiling details at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque main altar with images of coronation of Mary by Johann Jakob Michael Küchel at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of upper part of Baroque main altar at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of upper part of Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque main altar with images of coronation of Mary by Johann Jakob Michael Küchel at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of upper part of Baroque main altar at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of upper part of Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Details of middle part of Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of Evangelists as humans on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of Evangelists as humans on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Winged animal symbols of Evangelists on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Details of middle part of Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of Evangelists as humans on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Details of Evangelists as humans on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Winged animal symbols of Evangelists on Baroque pulpit at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque crucifixion altar at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque St. Michael slaying Devil at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque Pilgrim statue at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque St. James the Greater at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque crucifixion altar at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque St. Michael slaying Devil at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque Pilgrim statue at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque St. James the Greater at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque balcony at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque organ at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Bicycle with flowers at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.
Baroque balcony at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Baroque organ at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.Bicycle with flowers at Gößweinstein pilgrimage basilica. Gößweinstein, Germany.

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