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Largest Benedictine abbey in Germany

This beautiful abbey church is well worth a visit. It is located near the village of Ettal, not far... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ima R
Relaxing spiritual stop

A very nice stop asking on one‘s way to the Garmisch area. A beautiful monastery with a very nice... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Victor S
Munich, Germany
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Don Bosco Str, 83671 Benediktbeuern, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful abbey church is well worth a visit. It is located near the village of Ettal, not far from Oberammergau. Built in high Baroque style, it is truly magnificent.

Thank Ima R
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A very nice stop asking on one‘s way to the Garmisch area. A beautiful monastery with a very nice accompanying buildings. A insider tip visit the internal monastery cafe .. it’s beautiful and if you need overnight stay there is an adjacent monastery hotel with...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This large complex offers lots to see and explore. Originally a Benedictine monastery, it has undergone many changes over the years, and now functions as a a monastery of the Salesians of Don Bosco. Beyond the beautiful basilica and cloisters, there is also a vegetable...More

2  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This monastery id seeped in history. A magnificent Basilica brimming with beautiful religious art, Such a grand construction of all aspects of the Basilica and the adjoining buildings, cemetery and gardens are an experience hard to forget.

Thank 1victor
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Wonderful church and other buildings, there is a gift shop, restaurant and toilets. We had a bonus in that there was a craft market in progress the Sunday of our visit.

1  Thank HampshireBirdman
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very nice and history rich monastery in the middle of fields and lakes in the upper Bavaria, only 1 hour drive from Munich.

Thank miguel s
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

There is nice area of swamps made for visiting even with small children, lot of information spots, some interesting learning installations, several tours well marked..

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is such a beautiful place, not just the church itself, but also the grounds. There is a gift store and also another store/cafe selling all kinds of organic/herb products. We also love the restaurant and Biergarten with the playground. If you are in the...More

1  Thank Germangirl76
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Beautifully maintained/restored chapel and monastery. Lovely art, beautiful hand carved confessionals, antique pipe organ, and a wonderful ceiling. You won't be disappointed.

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 11 October 2015

A very beautiful place. Even it was rainy , you can enjoy the big garden around. The church is outstanding. Free parking.

1  Thank MZ123461
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