parish church Achenkirch

Public institution

The parish church of John the Baptist in Achenkirch was built between 1748 and 1750 according to the plans of Jakob Singer and was consecrated on 1 August 1750 by the Prince-Bishop of Bressanone, Count Leopold Spaur. The tower with onion dome dates back to 1755. Already in 1122, a church was mentioned in records. In 1141, Bishop Hartmann of Bressanone commissioned the Benedictine monastery of St. Georgenberg with the pastoral care of the Achental in 1141. 

Pfarramt Achental