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Old 06 July 2017, 09:44 AM
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Default Unidentified Austrian church

I'm wondering if anyone can identify the church in this photo. All I recall is that it was in Austria. This was taken in the early 80s, so the scene may be very different now.
I found this photo in a batch of my early travel days, but it's annoying me that I can't find the details of the place.

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Old 06 July 2017, 11:28 AM
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The problem is: that's a rather generic church, at least for the region north of the Alps (Austria, Switzerland, southern Germany). I tried a reverse picture search and I did a search of pictures for "Kirche Österreich" in Wikipedia, but no luck (you probably did both of that already).

Can you at least remember in what regions of Austria you did travel? Maybe we can narrow it down.

ETA: Here's a (German language) site of church buildings in Austria that let's you search be region. It claims to have 525 buildings and 3723 pictures: http://www.sakralbauten.at/. If you can remember the region, we can search there. Or you could ask the owner of the site direktly: info[at]sakralbauten.at.

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Old 06 July 2017, 11:40 AM
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This one looks a good match, although it's in Bavaria- just.
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Old 06 July 2017, 01:15 PM
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This one looks a good match, although it's in Bavaria- just.
I really like that huge mountain range they added behind it since Skeptic took that photo in the 80s, really adds to the ambience ....

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This was taken in the early 80s, so the scene may be very different now.
And how!!
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Old 06 July 2017, 01:19 PM
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I really like that huge mountain range they added behind it since Skeptic took that photo in the 80s, really adds to the ambience .... !
There could be mountains behind that fog. When I lived in the Seattle area, we could go days without seeing the mountains, in a foggy/misty/cloudy winter.
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Old 06 July 2017, 09:30 PM
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There could be mountains behind that fog. When I lived in the Seattle area, we could go days without seeing the mountains, in a foggy/misty/cloudy winter.
I arrived in Pokhara in Nepal and had a brilliant view of the Karakoram Mountains, some of the highest in the world. I thought I'd get out the camera and take some photos, but first we set up our camp. Clouds rolled in 20 minutes later and I never saw the mountains again.
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Old 06 July 2017, 01:29 PM
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I think the mountains are probably in there, just behind the fog. ETA: Spanked by Lainie! All the architectural details are there, as well as the trees. Here's a shot composed virtually identically to Skeptic's, in which the mountains don't seem nearly as prominent:

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Old 06 July 2017, 01:41 PM
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The Mountain is what?
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