Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell
Hauptgasse 2, 9050 Appenzell, Switzerland
About Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell
Catholic Church of St. Mauritius in Appenzell, Switzerland. St Mauritius, known as the patron saint of the army, the infantry,weaponsmiths and weavers, is also the patron saint of the Appenzell Innerrhoden Canton. The Church originates from 1069. Over its history 4 churches have been built on the site, each church larger than the preceding one. The current church is a blend of a Gothic church constructed between 1488-1513, and more recent construction in the 19th century.
Attractions near Parish Church of St. Mauritius, Appenzell
Cultural and historical museum of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden. The museum mainly focuses on Appenzell hand embroidery, traditional costumes, local beliefs, customs, folk art, and furniture painting. Activities for children, videos on a variety of subjects. It is one of the worth visit places and it attracts a lot of people.
The Ziegelhütte Art gallery is dedicated to the work of Carl Liner Senior and Junior. It preserves their creative legacy and encourages reflection on the art of the 20th century and the present, as well as classical and contemporary music. The magnificent 16th century brick kiln is big enough for a person to walk around in it, and the special atmosphere of the building makes it a wonderful location for events of all kinds.
One of the most beautiful panoramic mountains in front of the Alpstein. From here you have a wide view of the surrounding landscape and the panorama of the Alpstein massif. The Hohe Hirschberg can be easily reached on foot from Gais, the assembly point or Eggerestand. From the assembly point, a narrow road leads in the direction of Hoher Hirschberg, which can be driven almost to the mountain restaurant at 1168 m .
The Wasserauen – Ebenalp cable car is a mountain railway operated by the Wasserauen – Ebenalp AG cable car in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in eastern Switzerland. The length of the carriageway is 1,514 meters. The journey takes about 6 minutes. The train can carry 40 people in one cabin. The views from the cable car is breathtaking and also it is a ncie experince through the high mountains.
A wonderful pre historic cave which was located in the Ebenalp at Wildkirchli is a once in a lifetime experience for young and old. Enjoy the fantastic panorama along the way before entering into the cold silence of the Wildkirchli caves. there are various fascinating objects from everyday prehistoric life, including tools and left-over bones from the bear meals from times gone by.
The Hoher Kasten is a mountain located in the Appenzell Alps with a 360 degrees unlimited panoramic view over six countries. It is located on the border between the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden and St. Gallen. The summit is easily accessible with a cable car starting at Brülisau, south of Appenzell. A revolving restaurant, offering panoramic views, has been built on the top. Ascents to Hoher Kasten and the neighboring summit Kamor were already described in the early 19th century.
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