The Wieskirche, whose official name is Pilgrimage Church of the Scourged Saviour (Wallfahrtskirche zum Gegeißelten Heiland auf der Wies in German), is the most beautiful rococo church in Bavaria and probably in the world. The church has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 1983. The church was completed in 1754 based on designs by the brothers Dominikus and Johann baptist Zimmermann and is a masterpiece of 18th century rococo art. Rococo is a late baroque building style dating between 1730 and 1770.
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