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A gem with a lot of history

A tranquil place with amazing views and a lot of history. The story of Hildegard von Bingen is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Aachen, Germany
Nice Abbey

Recommend this place for the lunch and the view over the vineyards Historical place with a great... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Anaset, Sweden
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Klosterweg 1, 65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
+49 4967 224990
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

A tranquil place with amazing views and a lot of history. The story of Hildegard von Bingen is really interesting. The views down the Rhine valley with all the vineyards is certainly one of a kind.

1  Thank Cruisenele
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Recommend this place for the lunch and the view over the vineyards Historical place with a great historic atmosphere

Thank Lufta2015
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Do not eat at their bistro. Expected good "Nun-Cooking", but no, subleased & very mediocre. The only thing we enjoyed there: The nun's wine. Ecxcellent

1  Thank axel10861
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Spent a few hours here one Saturday. Lunch at the cafe was lovely - simple but scrumptious. And very affordable. The nuns serve and I am sure cook. Such a treat. And let's talk riesling! YUM! Then we visited the church and grounds in general....More

3  Thank Chryscenthia
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Another must for those visiting Ruedesheim. The views of the Rhein are amazing and the Abbey is beautiful. We arrived late on a rainy day but the Abbey did not disappoint. The food in the cafe was delicious especially the apple strudel. Before entering the...More

2  Thank pearx4
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Lovely place over looking the vineyards and the Rhein. It's like going back in time .worth a look .Its only about a mile at the top of the town.Lovely and peaceful.

1  Thank scanfj12
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The nuns produce wine and crafts. They can be heard singing their regular services, which were at times recorded. The church is also used as a concert venue. The abbey is a Rhine Gorge World Heritage Site.A calm and serene place including a beautiful chapel,excellent...More

3  Thank Sanjeev G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We came here specifically because I had been reading about this amazing woman Hildegard of Bingham and wanted to visit some of the places where she had lived such as Disibodensburg, Rupertsberg, Eisenberg, and Bingham. Although several centuries have passed since her death, in some...More

Thank ge0rgiana
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The view and the church are beautiful. We arrived before the shop closed. It was a nice little shop with wine from the vineyards are the grounds. After the shop closed, we walked around the cathedral. We then attended the evening vespers. The nuns sangs...More

1  Thank Donna R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

While this was quite a walk for pensioners both the views and the Abbey itself were worth it. The history connected to the Abbey is amazing

Thank John B
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Response from JohannesH85 | Reviewed this property |
The monastery was rebuild in "historistic style" in about 100 years ago. So the pillars are hardly original, but set there for "decorative" purposes, as usual in this period.