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Worth a visit, interesting history

There is a lot to learn and discover. Great historic builtings and an interesting history to learn... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2015
DavyJones91
Cusanus-Stift, difficult opening times

Cusanus (or Nicholas from Kues) was a Church politician from the Mosel which scaled the hierarchy... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2014
Plino
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Cologne, Germany
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Sep 11, 2016
“Great for students”
Aug 21, 2016
“Beautiful library and cosy chapel”
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Cusanusstr., Bernkastel-Kues, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

We booked a guided tour for a group of students in history. Our guides were friendly, exceedingly helpful, and well-informed, and seemed to be delighted to guide us through the building and the library. I would definitely recommend booking a tour, but the building is...More

1  Thank Karen_Br378
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The Cusanus Stift nowadays is a home for the elderly (and invalid) with little to no money. The building is interesting if you like architecture, the little chapel is cosy and worth a visit. Extraordinary is the library (with guided tour only) as it holds...More

Thank A. S
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The building, which was originally erected in the 1450s as a home for elderly men, is still in existence making it the biggest still preserved Gothic building on the Moselle. Today the site is still being used as a home for the elderly, and in...More

2  Thank Clive B
Reviewed April 18, 2015

There is a lot to learn and discover. Great historic builtings and an interesting history to learn about. Highly recommended

Thank DavyJones91
Reviewed November 9, 2014

Cusanus (or Nicholas from Kues) was a Church politician from the Mosel which scaled the hierarchy up to Rome. It is also a very interesting thinker who leaved a trove of writings some of them quite advanced for the middle ages. Combining both abilities was...More

Thank Plino
Reviewed September 17, 2013

Not much to see - a nice chapel in the back but very hard to navigate as the site is still used as an elder care facility so we were unsure where we could go and where we couldn't. Okay if you're in the area.

1  Thank msgtp
Reviewed July 31, 2012

It was very interesting to learn something about this scholar and church 'politician' who founded this old people's home. Check the opening hours.

Thank hannekelafeber
Reviewed July 2, 2012

picture perfect little town along the river just asking you to sit down on a streat side cafe and have a cup of coffee and enjoy the old fashioned buildings that look like something from a story book.

Thank heidiorris
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