Plague cross from Fischbach

Styria

Reconstructed: 1971 (original from the 17th century)

This wayside shrine is dedicated to the plague saints, St Ägidius, patron saint of Fischbach, St Sebastian, St Roch and St Rosalia. It is decorated with pictures of the saints and a statue of the Virgin Mary with the Baby Jesus.Such crosses were once common in the area and stand as a powerful testimony to people’s religiosity and belief.

 

Austrian Open-Air Museum Stübing


8114 Stübing, Österreich
T +43-3124/53700
F +43-3124/53700-18
freilichtmuseum@museum-joanneum.at

 

Opening Hours
26. March 2021 to 31. October 2021 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm


01. November 2021 to 31. March 2022 closed.
01. April 2022 to 31. October 2022 Mon-Sun, public holidays 9am - 5pm

Admission until 4pm


01. November 2022 to 31. March 2023 closed.