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Not Closed

I read a news article the the abbey closed last year but from the visit a couple of hours ago it... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
msgtp
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Interesting visit to abbey Himmerod

In the middle of nowhere abbey Himmerod is situated with a huge cathedral inclusive a huge organ... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Haitze227
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Beusichem, The Netherlands
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4 Sep 2018
“Not Closed”
30 Aug 2018
“Interesting visit to abbey Himmerod”
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I read a news article the the abbey closed last year but from the visit a couple of hours ago it seems open. I wrote the first review in 2014 and continue to visit yearly for a quiet rest and contemplation. The abbey is beautiful...More

Thank msgtp
Reviewed 31 August 2018

In the middle of nowhere abbey Himmerod is situated with a huge cathedral inclusive a huge organ. Top orgnist from all over the world are invited to give inspiring concerts. Due to the long acoustics the music which is played is more served by romantic...More

Thank Haitze227
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This must have been a great place in the old days. Unfortunately you can see that it’s not that well kept any longer since the monastery closed down. It’s still nice to visit if you are anyway in the neighborhood

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Staying in Minderlittgen and this place was recommended to us. Great food, genuine German cuisine. Potato soup I ordered was more a vegetable soup dominated by potato, delicious! Bread was more artisanal, crusty and yummy. Great dining experience!

Thank VivienneR811
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This has been our favorite stop so far. First, it's not difficult to find (close to A60) but feels quite remote with a very beautiful, short and scenic drive to get there. The abbey itself is a nice (quick) cathedral stop. The second biggest reason...More

Thank Laura193
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have some friends who have lived in Germany for years and they took us here for dinner. It was great classic food and I was told they have their own trout ponds so I ordered the trout and was not disappointed- it was delicious!...More

Thank Sandstorm87
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited the Abbey and then surrounding grounds and found it very interesting, the church has a historic organ in it and a good example of the time, there is a cafe there where you can eat and drink as well.

Thank Lesk1956
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We usually stop at Himmerod on our way towards the Mosel and in previous trips we noticed that there was a fishery on the grounds. This isn't one of those "Fish & Fry" places where the fish will bite anything that hits the water. We...More

Thank msgtp
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Beutiful place. I been here a few times. The surrounding area makes this place even more remarkable. I come here everytime I'm in town.

Thank shahid612
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have been here multiple times and this was somewhere when people are visiting us we would stop to show. I think the best time is near the Christmas holidays, but any time is great. It is simple but talk to some of the locals...More

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