Friday, 16 September 2011

Friesach Town Text (dmb)

A  town in Carinthia with medieval town walls
of 7000 inhabitants, its 12C Romanesque parish church has excellent examples of early stained glass, while the 13C Dominican church, the first of its order in Austria, has a wonderful Gothic choir. Friesach has a beautiful main square with picturesque facades. EWT member page is now completed,
Baedeker 1900-1914: Eastern Alps1911 p.618, Autriche (fr) 1902 p323