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  Scherzligen Church
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      Scherzligen Church
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  • Scherzligen Church - Thun
      Scherzligen Church
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What a gorgeous looking Church, Scherzligen was. Painted white, and with a tall tower, and located in the lawned Schadau Park, I knew I had to check this one out.
It dates back to 762, but this isn't the Church that is there now. It is thought to be rebuilt in the 12th century. It has a very high Tower which is now attached to the Church and not free standing any more.

I was able to go inside and see the many paintings from the 14th and 15th centuries. This Church was an important place of pilgrimage until the Reformation in 1528. Excellent frescoes!
It is quite often used now for classical concerts.

Address: Schadau Park
Website: http://www.thun.ch/en/tourism/experience-thun/sightseeing/scherzligen-church.html

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  • Written Oct 24, 2011
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