Stadtpfarrkirche St Andrä
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Stadtpfarrkirche St Andrä information
The town's main church has an attractive Gothic rib-vaulted ceiling, startling baroque altar, 14th-century frescoes and a pair of unusual tombstones sculpted in red Salzburg marble. Alongside is the solemn Kriegergedächtniskapelle (war memorial chapel) sheltering Albin Egger-Lienz’s controversial frescoes, one depicting an emaciated Jesus after the resurrection, which in 1925 scandalised the Vatican; religious activity was banned in the chapel for about the next 60 years. To visit, pick up the keys hanging on the door at Pfarrgasse 13 (across the little bridge behind the Kirchenwirt restaurant).