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Nice Abbey

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anaset, Sweden
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Wonderful experience

Do not eat at their bistro. Expected good "Nun-Cooking", but no, subleased & very mediocre. The... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
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Klosterweg 1, 65385 Ruedesheim am Rhein, Hesse, Germany
+49 4967 224990
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed April 26, 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 April 14, 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

2  Thank Chryscenthia
Reviewed March 26, 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 March 23, 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 October 31, 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 October 21, 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 August 23, 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 July 30, 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
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Located just a short drive from both Wiesbaden and Rudeshiem, the Benedictine Abbey of St. Hildegarged (Abtei St. Hildegard in German) is a peaceful refuge from the tourist crowds along the Rhine. You may visit the beautiful church, learn from the multi-language information room, do...More

2  Thank 101jumper
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Response from Johannes H | 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.