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ehemalige Abtei Altenberg

Ludwig-Wolker-Strasse 10, 51519 Odenthal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Founded in 1133 by twelve Cistercian monks from Morimond (Burgundy, France), the site which was given to them, castle Berge, was built 11th century by noble family Deutz (Cologne, afterwards called themselves counts von Berg, according their ancestral seat). After a short time they moved the Abbey from the small castle to the Valley which provided more space. According to... More

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