Whilst undergoing renovation, some priceless mural paintings were uncovered in the St Michaels chapel in the parish church in Piesendorf.
The painted inscription is clearly signed with the name "Michael", the date is sometime in the 13th Century with only the first 3 figures readable as 143?. The mural paintings are surrounded by decorative template frameworks.
Noriker Museum - culture center Samerstall
Noriker - changes over years - An exhibition about horse and people in the Hohe Tauern National Park
The "Noriker" - a horse with history
The name of the Noriker horse stems from the Roman province of Noricum, which covered most of Austria. Modern-day Noriker horses have been bred through many changes down five bloodlines. This breed of horse is particular useful as a carriage, riding and pack horse. This exhibition presents the horse and all its abilities, movement and behaviour patterns with the very latest technology.
The museum contains regional old and contemporary dialect literature in form of books and manuscripts. In addition word collections starting from 1785 and old saying, playing and telling property. Also radio plays and video cassettes with recordings from the living environment and also works of regional dialect authors.
The archive is open every Tuesday from 4 till 5 p.m. and on request by B. Rettenbacher, Tel. +43 6548 8363 or at the tourism office Niedernsill, Tel. +43 6548 8232