Bavaria

Wessobrunn

Interesting
Wessobrunn
The Essential
Interesting
This locality is known for the Wessobrunn Prayer (9C), one of the oldest known documents in the German language. In the 17C and 18C Wessobrunn was home to a famous stucco school in the Baroque tradition, of which Schmurzer and Feichtmayr were prominent members. Although the most celebrated was undoubtedly Dominikus Zimmermann, who built the pilgrimage church of Wies.