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Maulbronn Abbey (Kloster Maulbronn), Maulbronn

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4.7/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
One of Europe's best-preserved and most complete monastery complexes, Maulbronn Abbey (Kloster Maulbronn) features an intriguing combination of architectural styles. Founded in 1147 under the first Cistercian pope, the complex's cloister represents one of the first uses of Gothic design in the German-speaking world. Enclosed by medieval walls and towers, some of the highlights include the cloister, the Romanesque monastery church, and the fountain house. Learn about the Cistercians' way of life and religion through the history of this monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check the website to find out about special events held onsite, such as concerts and tours. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Maulbronn holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Maulbronn Abbey (Kloster Maulbronn) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Nice recovery of this village, built around the monastery for the various needs of everyday life of these Cistercian monks, for many years moved elsewhere. It is projected in the middle ages and viewing is satisfying. To 7.50 euros for the admission Board the audioguide of 2 euros to learn better throughout the history of this place.
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  • Regarded as the best preserved Medieval monastry and abbey,Combination of Gothic, and other styles,it is a Cistercian Monastry,fortfied and separated from the town Maulbron Plan 2-3 hours 
  • Here, you feel transported back to the middle ages. We did a tour and that is absolutely recommended. The diversity of monastic life over the centuries probably not as good naturally is one. The stories told have turned the monastery for one alive. It was really great!
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  • A very nice place to visit. Worth it!
  • A fantastic place with a lot of history. You can wander around and explore the little town for free - and there's no ticket needed for the main church either. But it's worth going inside to see the old monastery rooms and get a sense of how the residents used to live.
  • Inspiring tranquility
  • This monastery became an important school for future pastors of the Württemberg Lutheran Church. The exhibits on the history of the monastery were more extensive about the Cistercian time than about the post-Reformation use, but I still found it very interesting and well done. I would definitely recommend a visit, and I look forward to being able to return someday.
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