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Kloster Grosscomburg

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High on a hill

It was closed when we hiked over to the hill it is located on, but we enjoyed the grandeur and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Fuquay Varina, United States

One of the best attractions in Schwabisch Hall. Nice view and beautiful walk all the way up to the... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2017
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Jul 8, 2018
“High on a hill”
Apr 18, 2017
Grosscomburg Monastery (Kloster Großcomburg) - one of Europe's greatest gems - stands strong and majestic, high above the Kocher Valley. It is known for two precious treasures: its goldplated antependium and its Romanesque wheel chandelier.
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Comburg 5 | Comburger Weg, 74523 Schwabisch Hall, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

It was closed when we hiked over to the hill it is located on, but we enjoyed the grandeur and somberness of the Kloister in the dusk of summer.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

One of the best attractions in Schwabisch Hall. Nice view and beautiful walk all the way up to the fortress. Don´t skip this place if you are in the area.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

take your time and stroll the buildings and area. Wonderful picnic areas, lots of history. Easily accessible.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Bine-Travels
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The Kloster Grosscomburg is a must in Schwäbisch Hall. It is an excellent preserve construction from 1070 aC with a very good view of the surroundings It doesn't matter what time of the year you go, it is awesome. The negative part is they don't...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

By the time we arrived, the Comburg was closed and locked up for the day, but we wandered around its extensive grounds, walked along the covered outer wall, which is original. There is a lovely cathedral, but unable to see interior. There is also a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank ConnoisseurGal
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Beautiful setting. Walkable from Schwabisch Hall but be prepared for a steep uphill climb. It is worth it. Entry to the church only as part of a tour which is in German. Our guide did provide some English explanations to us, (We were 2 of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank PK B
Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

The Grosscomburg is a fortified monastery complex that sits high on a hill overlooking Steinbach and the town of Schwaebisch Hall. Recently refurbished, it dominates the local skyline day and night. It's bells frequently ring out over the local area and add to that feeling...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank Tombolaman
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Definitely worth a visit! Make sure you check for opening hours before you go. The interior is even more amazing as the exterior. White stucco, gold painting, wonderful carvings. The church is home to many wonderful paintings. Wonderful setting, take your time and walk the...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Bine-Travels
Reviewed December 22, 2011

This monastery is unique, a walled fortified monastery, actually a large church within a medieval castle. Just a pleasure to visit and revisit, and the large chandelier in the church is one of the few of this style. The monastery is open most of the...More

2  Thank marcopolko
Reviewed April 30, 2010

Only have seen the exteriour, as the church was still closed. Would open a few days later, but by then we would have been in Oberau. Pitty, as seen on pix at the internet it must be nice. We took the steeper chapelway (crossway), but...More

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