the old saline of bad reichenhall

this building was re-built after the 1834’s blaze of bad reichenhall, that destroyed most of the city, by an architect of one of the kings of bavaria. the reason for this royal care was simple: over times the saline of bad reichenhall had earned up to 30% of the bavarian state’s total income.

the old saline of bad reichenhall(2) nowadays its importance is barely above minimal: creating salt by boiling sole of course is energy intensive and expensive, and salt ressources are almost abundant.

still, both of them have individual optical merits.


  1. Mh, the old saline has much more visual flavour for me. Might be the touch of history, or the beautiful moutains in the background…

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