Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month in Bad Gastein at 10.00 am
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month in Bad Hofgastein at 10.00 am
5640 Bad Gastein, AT
+43 6432 6674
The Christophoruskirche/ Christophorus Church is the Protestant
parish church in Bad Gastein in the state of Salzburg. The
neo-Gothic church was built from 1868 to 1871 by master builder
Jacob Ceconi and master builder Pecol from Schladming according to
the plans of Berlin's senior building officer Wilhelm Salzenberg.
The church was consecrated in 1872. Restorations took place in 1959
and 1981. The Protestant parsonage is structurally connected to the
The neo-Gothic church was built from 1868 to 1871 according to the plans of the Berlin chief building officer Wilhelm Salzenberg by master builders Jacob Ceconi and master builder Pecol from Schladming. The church was consecrated in 1872. Restorations took place in 1959 and 1981. The evangelical parsonage is structurally connected to the church.
The church is built of stone-faced ashlar masonry on a cross ground plan. It has triangular gabled facades, stepped buttresses at the corners, and lancet windows. In the east there is a gorged pointed arch portal with a triforium window above it and a pointed arch sound window with a bell. A bell tower with pointed arched sound windows and pointed helmet is placed in the center. The central room with a cross floor plan has a neo-Gothic ribbed vault on pillars. The elevated sanctuary with a pointed-arched niche has a neo-Gothic image of Christ, signed Binder 1870. In the east of the church is the organ gallery with an organ in a neo-Gothic case. The neo-Gothic glass windows were made by the Royal Institute for Glass Painting in Berlin. The gallery parapet, the benches, the preacher's chair, the door and the vestibule were designed by the sculptor Wendler from Berlin. The bell in the tower sounds in the tone e2 and was cast in 1871 by Franz Oberascher in Salzburg and weighs 150 kg.