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Maria Worth

Halfway along the southern side of the Wörther See, obliquely across from Pörtschach, lies the resort of Maria Wörth (458m/1,503ft; pop. 2,000), with the communes of Dellach (golf courses) and Reifnitz. The old core of the village occupies a rocky peninsula. High up on the headland, surrounded on three sides by water, stands the Late Gothic parish church, a prominent landmark; note the fine Baroque interior, the Romanesque crypt and the 15th-16th C. high altar with a beautiful Late Gothic figure of the Virgin. In the churchyard there is a round charnel house of 1278. Close by stands the little 12th C. Rosenkranzkirche (Rosary Church) or Winter Church, with well preserved Romanesque frescos of the Apostles.

The picturesque village of Maria Worth is situated on the south shore of Lake Wörthersee and is one of the most charming scenic pearls of Carinthian beauty

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austria, carinthia, cathedral, churches, europe, lakes, landscapes, paolo1955, scenery, landscape, water

Hi buddies.I’m Paolo from Italy,love to take photographs and experiment new techniques.When I play with my camera I’m like a kid in a candy shop

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  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you Cora.

    – paolo1955

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersabout 5 years ago

    Excellence, as always. xo

  • Thanks,Lori

    – paolo1955

  • Ginny York
    Ginny Yorkabout 5 years ago

    This is so beautiful. It looks like an Enchanted Village in a Fairy Tale. So beautifully presented. Instant Fav!!

  • thank you , this is really a good feeling for me

    – paolo1955

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGabout 5 years ago

    Hi Paolo. A Garden somewhere …. is looking for photos of this quality and calibre if you are interested in submitting this photo and any other photos you may have with a garden design theme.
    Cheers, Graham.

  • Hi there thanks for your suggestion.I will.

    – paolo1955

  • LavenderMoon
    LavenderMoonabout 5 years ago

    Extraordinary… I would love to be here…!!

  • Thanks for popping by ,and leaving your comments, much appreciated.

    – paolo1955

  • weskats
    weskatsabout 5 years ago

    Another beauty Paolo! Such crisp clarity!

  • Hi Kathy.Thanks for visiting and adding your kind comment :)

    – paolo1955

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous area and photo!!!!

  • thank you , this is really a good feeling for me

    – paolo1955

  • Paola Svensson
    Paola Svenssonabout 5 years ago

    Outstanding! The colors are GREAT!

  • Thankyou so much for your much appreciated comment.

    – paolo1955

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful scene and capture, Paolo!

  • Thanks for your nice comment in my photo.

    – paolo1955

  • Alex Stojan
    Alex Stojanabout 5 years ago

    Absolutely stunning Paolo, the composition, colours and lighting have all come together perfectly to make an amazing image. Well done.

  • Thank you for your kind and thoughtful comments about my photo.

    – paolo1955

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