The Marian basilica located in the Styrian place of Mariazell is the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe. In front of the church you can see the typical stalls for pilgrimage places selling pilgrimage souvenirs (Wallfahrtswaren)
The pilgrimage church Maria Straßengel is situated in Gratwein-Straßengel, a municipality in the Austrian state of Styria. A famous exhibit in this church is a root of a fir in the shape of a crucifix.
Sitting on a train on the Rudolfsbahn (Rudolf Railway), passengers have this view of a pilgrimage church on top of the Frauenberg. The german title of the church is Pfarr- und Wallfahrtskirche Maria Opferung am Kulm.