Photographer's Note

The pilgrimage church of Wies (German: Wieskirche) is an oval rococo church, designed in the late 1740s by Dominikus Zimmermann. It is located at the base of the Alps in the Steingaden municipality of the Weilheim-Schongau district, Bavaria, Germany. In 1738 tears were seen on a dilapidated wooden figure of the Scourged Saviour. This miracle resulted in a pilgrimage rush to see the sculpture. In 1740 a small chapel was built to house the statue. The Wieskirche was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983 and underwent massive restoration in 1985-91.

The photo was taken on a crisp and clear winter's morning.

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