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Mesmerizing to say the least

I haven't ever seen a Basilika this beautiful and majestic. Its over a thousand years old and is a... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Nauman2014
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Islamabad, Pakistan
Splendor in a Bavarian Village

One of the most amazing sights to be found in a wayside village, ever! A truly splendid rococo... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Troy B
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Houston, Texas
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This huge monastery, indicative of the power the Catholic Church holds in this region, towers over a small village in the Alps.
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I haven't ever seen a Basilika this beautiful and majestic. Its over a thousand years old and is a pure pleasure visiting this place. The beautiful arches, the building itself, the decorations and statues, everything is amazing about this place. I came deeply impressed with...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing sights to be found in a wayside village, ever! A truly splendid rococo Abbey Church complete with saintly remains. It’s a destination on its own, but certainly worth a detour off the autobahn.

Thank Troy B
Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you are within a half-hour of the Abbey Basilica, I recommend a detour to see it. I think you will not find a better example of Rococo-Baroque decoration in a church anywhere. This very large basilica is covered everywhere inside with statues and paintings....More

Thank RyanLChicago
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A hidden treasure. It is worth the little off-of-the beaten to go to the magnificent place. One of the most beautiful in Europe.

Thank MsLinda1964
Reviewed 18 April 2017

unique and best Baroque Church with monastry which u gona find worldwide. You wont find anything as breathtalking then this peace of history. its a shame that its not in the unesco list. Monks still life in the monastry and some of the wold best...More

Thank Sponty_k
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The abbey church of Ottobeuren near Memmingen has some of the best Baroque and Rococo style interiors worldwide. You hardly hear anything about this church but this should not be missed when you are for example visiting Neuschwanstein castle, which is only 70 kms away.

Thank enriquev964
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Benedictine abbey here is well worth a detour and it is important not to miss the Imperial Hall during your visit. The church is a Baroque extravaganza and a joy to see. There is an active monastery of Benedictine monks so expect to see...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I read somewhere this Abbey is the best example of a Baroque church and it lived up to the hype. So much beauty in this church and such attention to little details. I had to use my telephoto lens to get some of the detail....More

Thank ElizabethAnn_33
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I really enjoyed the Church of Ottobeuren. It is a lovely baroque church, wonderfully decorated. It is a pleasure to be there. It is a must on any trip to southern Bavaria.

Thank lacba
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We visited friends for a weekend in nearby Memmingen and they brought us to see the basilica on a wet Saturday afternoon. it is the sheer scale of the basilica that strikes you as you approach, way beyond what you might imagine you'd find in...More

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