Heiligenblut


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Heiligenblut

(hī'lĭgənblo͞ot`) [Ger.,=holy blood], village, Carinthia prov., SW Austria, at the foot of the Grossglockner. It is a winter sports and mountain-climbing center. Heiligenblut is a famous place of pilgrimage; in its Gothic church (late 15th cent.) is a vial that, according to tradition, contains some of Christ's blood.
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Their stay in the Austrian village of Heiligenblut was meant to have been a relaxing week-long break for the couple, following the excitement of her daughter Sara's wedding in July 2003.