Buildings & Architecture
Interesting witnesses to the history of Bischofshofen
The town of Bischofshofen is one of the oldest places of settlement in the Pongau. Excavations on the Götschenberg provide evidence of human habitation and copper mining as far back as 5,000 years ago. In the 8th century, Bischofshofen was first chronicled within the context of the founding of the Maximilianszelle monastery.
Numerous ancient structures attest to our rich history: