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Bösegg chapel

According to legend, the Chapel of St. James on the Bösegg was built in gratitude for a successful pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. The current chapel dates from 1949 and replaces a simple predecessor building.


Jacob's Chapel Bösegg with pumpernut tree

In front of the chapel thrives a pimpernut tree that is said to have blossomed from the pilgrim's cane.


Erasmus Jakobus

Under the canopy of the chapel is St. James (left picture) and St. Erasmus (right picture) - he is one of the 14 holy helpers..


Interior

The pilgrim apostle James is also present inside the chapel


Picture cycle chicken miracle

In the chapel a cycle of pictures tells the miracle of the gallow.