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Kloster Wienhausen

An der Kirche 1, 29342 Wienhausen, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 5149 18660
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Amazing bit of history tucked off the beaten path, but stunning

Nothing could have prepare us for this. The outside is fairly conventional even if it is set a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
colin g
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Rainham, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

If you are in the area, a visit to this convent is highly recommended. As it is an 'active... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Horst S
,
Lauchringen, Germany
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4 Sep 2017
“Amazing bit of history tucked off the beaten path, but stunning”
28 Jun 2017
“Worth a visit”
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An der Kirche 1, 29342 Wienhausen, Lower Saxony, Germany
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+49 5149 18660
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Nothing could have prepare us for this. The outside is fairly conventional even if it is set a beautiful location. The Interior though is amazing with details of original art, furniture and painting from its inception. You can only do it on a tour which...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

If you are in the area, a visit to this convent is highly recommended. As it is an 'active' (Lutheran-Protestant) convent, it can only be visited by guided tour provided by one of the nuns. Check times on their homepage before you go. Especially the...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Run by Lutheran cannonesses since the reformation, we made this 13th century abbey part of a day trip from Celle. 75 minute tours begin at 11am. Tours are in German. We arrived at 0930 and had a wonderful walk around the grounds. Bear in mind...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2013

One of the hidden gems of Europe! Definitely worth a detour. The former monastery contains the only completely painted medieval church north of the Alps - a must see for anybody interested in Art. Also a stunning collection of medieval tapestries. If you want to...More

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