Lessach parish church

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Catholic parish church hl. Paul in Lessach

The Roman Catholic parish church of Lessach is located in the municipality of Lessach in the Tamsweg district in the state of Salzburg . The church consecrated to St. Paul belongs to the Deanery Tamsweg of the Archdiocese of Salzburg . The church is a listed building .


One church was mentioned in a document in 1523. In 1618 a curate was named. In 1763 the nave was rebuilt, the choir was left in place. In 1813 the church was elevated to a parish church. There were fires in 1857 and 1908. Today's neo-Gothic church was built after a fire using the walls of the previous church from 1909 to 1910 and consecrated in 1910. In 1951 the exterior was restored. 1967 was a restoration.


The three neo-Gothic altars were built by Vinzenz Pezzei (1910), they show sculptures from the Bachlechnerschule and pictures by the painter Josef Gold (1920/1921).

The organ was built by Mauracher (1910).


  • The art monuments of Austria. Dehio Salzburg 1986 . Lessach, parish church of St. Paulus, Friedhof, Pfarrhof, p. 208.

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Coordinates: 47 ° 11 ′ 19.7 "  N , 13 ° 48 ′ 22.2"  E