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St. Bartholomew's Church - Berchtesgaden, Germany: St. Bartholomä is a Catholic pilgrimage church in the Berchtesgadener Land district of Bavaria in Germany. It named for Saint Bartholomew the Apostle, patron of alpine farmers and dairymen. The church is located at the western shore of the Königssee lake, on the Hirschau peninsula. It can only be reached by ship or after a long hike across the surrounding mountains.

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statue of st bartholomew, an early christian martyr who was flayed (he is draped in his own skin) - marco d’agrate, 1562 (duomo cathedral, milan)

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