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Abbey and Altenmunster of Lorsch

Nibelungenstr. 32, 64653 Lorsch, Hesse, Germany
+49 6251 51446
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A must-see ..... really

A UNESCO world heritage site, and rightly so. This is one of the landmarks of the region and realla... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
Not a lot to see when the museum is closed

The grounds and restored building were interesting, but the museum was closed. A gift shop nearby... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2017
Patricia M
Charleston, South Carolina
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Nov 5, 2016
Oct 13, 2016
“Ancient monestary with few original buildings”
Nibelungenstr. 32, 64653 Lorsch, Hesse, Germany
+49 6251 51446
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

A UNESCO world heritage site, and rightly so. This is one of the landmarks of the region and realla a must-see. And it is for free. Located just off two of the main motorways, it is worth to have a stop to see the Torhalle....More

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Reviewed February 3, 2017

The grounds and restored building were interesting, but the museum was closed. A gift shop nearby had some nice souvenirs, but don't go just for the Abbey. Most of the area is private and buildings are closed to the public.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed November 5, 2016

My friend and I arrived at this UNESCO World Heritage site on a public holiday. It was also raining lightly, so there were not a lot of visitors. We enjoyed a good walk around town. There are constructions / renovation of the abbey and we...More

Thank nuboy
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately, the monestary itself has been the victim to the tooth of time and only a few original buildings remain. However, in the last years, the whole complex has been restructured and is now a quite decent park. Moreover, the city of Lorsch has done...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Coming from Northern Italy on our way home in The Netherlands we made a stop in the Mannheim area. We had booked a hotel in Lorsch and received the booking confirmation and information if we would arrive late almost immediately in a ver correct manner....More

Thank Simon R
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Heve got couple of boxes from Germany last year and both had the stamp on it whith this wonderful church on it. It was so nice so juicy that i had in mind to visit. Than at first opportunity had a stop in there. Area...More

Thank Illo_64
Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This site basically consists of the gates constructed in the 8th century by Carolingians. Surprisingly, there are few sites relating to this epoque (compared with Roman, for example). The gate is quite interesting and ornate architecturally and the whole place is pleasant to stroll around.

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