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Churches Monasteries Cathedrals

Visit churches, monasteries, cathedrals on your travels. The art of the stonemasons of past centuries is impressive. Discover cathedrals that are world famous. Village churches are also interesting. Some of them hold treasures that surprise. Monasteries are also worth seeing. In it you can understand the everyday life of the monks. Here you will find monastery ruins, but also monasteries that are still active today.

 

Havelberg on the street of Romanesque

Street of the Romanesque of Havelberg to the monastery Jerichow - 2 days

The Romanesque Road in Saxony Anhalt Enjoyment of art and a lot of history awaited us on the Romanesque Road in Saxony Anhalt. There are six churches from the Romanesque period between Havelberg and Jerichow Monastery. We visited four of them. That makes our trip to the Elb-Havel-Winkel a pleasure ...
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St. Nikolai Church Stralsund - UNESCO World Heritage

During our half-day stroll through Stralsund's old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we therefore concentrated on the three churches in the city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, which are part of it. We wanted to see what is so special about these churches that they were included in this illustrious list of places worth protecting. Thereby ...
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Magnificent and worth a visit: the brick facade of the town hall in Stralsund

Stralsund Sights - Hanseatic City and UNESCO World Heritage Site

Stralsund sights - worth more than a detour We have long wondered which Stralsund sights are worth visiting. Admittedly, we always drove past Stralsund on our first visits to the Baltic Sea. But not without taking a look at the city with its three church towers. These tower above ...
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Bad Waldsee St Peter

St. Peter in Bad Waldsee

The Baroque Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Bad Waldsee On our city tour through Bad Waldsee in Upper Swabia on the edge of the Allgäu, we discover the Collegiate Church of St. Peter in Bad Waldsee today, a true gem of baroque architecture. No wonder, after all, Dominikus Zimmermann was - one of the "star architects" of the Baroque - ...
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Such is a monastery holiday in the Benedictine Abbey of St Paul in Lavanttal

Monastery holidays in St. Paul Abbey in Lavanttal in Carinthia What a monastery holiday in the Benedictine Abbey of St Paul in Lavanttal in Carinthia looks like, we ask ourselves. We are invited to experience it for ourselves for a day. We have often been to monasteries. One thing became clear to us. Every monastery stay ...
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Höglwörth monastery am Höglwörther See

At the Klosterwirt Höglwörth am Höglwörther See

It could hardly be more idyllic. The Höglwörther See in Chiemgau in Berchtesgadener Land is a destination that offers several highlights. You can enjoy a snack at the Klosterwirt Höglwörth before you visit the Höglwörth monastery. Afterwards, the lake invites you to take a walk. Höglwörth is a district of the municipality of Anger. Also ...
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Durnstein Wachau

Durnstein in the Wachau

(Advertisement) Dürnstein Abbey in the Wachau looks best from the Danube. You can see the blue tower of the collegiate church below the castle from afar, if you approach the place by ship. The town itself does not offer many sights, but those that are are worth a visit. They witness...
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Cloister in the Ancient Spanish Monastery in Miami Beach

Spanish monastery in Miami Beach

"What is a Spanish monastery doing in Miami Beach?" You are probably wondering. We asked ourselves the same question. We discovered the Ancient Spanish Monastery on the map while preparing for our winter trip to Florida. Until then, I had never heard of it. But the reference to ...
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Magnificent brick Gothic

Lehnin Monastery - place full of history

The entrance to the Lehnin Monastery is easy to miss. There is no sign indicating this. Here I am talking about the actual monastery, not about the Lehnin monastery. We almost drove past it on our tour through Brandenburg. There is a place next to it that bears the same name. This is where the monastery lies. We ...
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Melk Abbey main entrance

Melk Abbey in Austria, baroque monastery in the Wachau

Melk Abbey in Austria (advertising) It is one of the highlights on the Danube in the Wachau: Melk Abbey in Austria. It is now part of Austria's UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you approach Melk Monastery from the Danube or via the autobahn from the north, it towers like a stronghold over the place that ...
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