Photo: Abbey Church Of Stift Melk

The grand architecture of the Abbey Church at the Stift Melk Monastery in Austria, Europe.

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Abbey Church Of Stift Melk
Photo of the brightly coloured Abbey Church
at the Stift Melk Monastery in Austria.

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The Abbey Church of the Stift Melk in Austria, Europe dates back to the 17th century and is a monastery that sits atop a rock formation that overlooks the town of Melk and the Danube River. The architecture of the abbey church is outstanding and was designed and constructed by some of the greatest architectures and still remains intact to this day.A spiral staircase with a Rococo railing takes you directly into the Abbey Church where you will find the interior is a masterpiece design of the baroque period. The gold and reddish brown colors are the main focus when entering the abbey church of the Stift Melk with some of the altar paintings done by baroque master Johann Micheal Rottmayer.The abbey church at the Stift Melk in Austria, Europe is worth touring to see what a church abbey of the 17th century consisted of. The church is free to view if you go in through the ground floor otherwise there is a small admission fee.The Abbey Church at the Stift Melk, a monastery which sits on a rocky outcropped overlooking the River Danube and the town of Melk in Austria, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/125 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 24mm.

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