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Alpirsbach Monastery

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 | Exhibitions

ALPIRSBACH MONASTERY

Set in an idyllic valley in the heart of the Black forest – the setting of Alpirsbach is impressive. The Romanesque monastery church is a structure of awe-inspiring monumentality, concentrating on the essentials. Built by Benedictine monks in line with the Hirsau Reform Movement in the 11th century, it is one of the few remaining monasteries in Southwestern Germany of this type.

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