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Munster Bad Doberan, Bad Doberan

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A Cistercian abbey originally built in 1171, Munster Bad Doberan has stood relatively undamaged since 1186--even surviving World War II bombings mostly unscathed. Visit the many side chapels that house beautifully decorated crypts. Look for the medieval altarpieces and chandeliers, as well as many interesting statues and sculptures of dukes and other important figures. The structure also houses some of the best-preserved, important liturgical furnishings. The grounds make for a nice, peaceful walk. Take a look at our Bad Doberan vacation planner to schedule your visit to Munster Bad Doberan and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We thought we had better have a look at the Munster as it was on the map but couldn't believe how big it was when we saw it, considering Bad Doberan is just a small town. We didn't go inside, just vie...  more »
  • The Munster Cathedral is definitely worth a visit - admission is €3 and includes a guide in English. This huge red brick, Gothic Cistercian abbey (1390) boasts a mostly intact original interior and is...  more »
  • A rushed visit after our Molli trip today but we were so impressed with the scale of the Munster. Some amazing and (very large) tombs are within. I would have preferred free entrance because I object ...  more »