Mittenwald

Mittenwald is as picturesque now as it was during the Middle Ages and has been noted for its creation of violins since the 17C.

Mittenwald is situated in the Valley of the River Isar, by the northern foothills of the Alps. Mittenwald is famous for the manufacture of violins, violas and cellos which began in the mid-17th century by the Klotz family of violin makers, and has been a popular stop with tourists since the boom in motorized tourism began in the 1930s. The most significant landmark in the village is the pink colored Roman Catholic church of Saints Peter and Paul, which is typical of the region. The church and many of the surrounding buildings, both businesses and private residences, are decorated with elaborate paintings on the exterior walls.
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