Church village of Wamberg (56)
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Church village of Wamberg
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47° 28′ 44″ N, 11° 9′ 3″ E

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The church village of Wamberg is part of the municipality of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Upper Bavaria) at 996 m. The place is on the north side of the Wamberg saddle, a mountain range in the Werdenfelser Land with its highest elevation, the Wamberg mountain of the same name. Wamberg is first mentioned in a document in the 12th century.

The Church of St. Anna was built in 1720 and was consecrated on September 11, 1721 by Prince-Bishop Johann Franz Eckher von Kapfing and Liechteneck.

In the middle of the 18th century Anton Lid from Partenkirchen built a confessional; In 1843 an organ by Joseph Pröbstl was added.

Inside there is a high altar by the sculptor Andreas Onich, who depicts Virgin and Child with Saint Anne.

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