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“Nice place to visit”

Stift Klosterneuburg
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Owner description: Just a few years after relocating their residence to Klosterneuburg, Margrave Leopold III and his wife, Agnes, founded the monastery near their castle as a religious, social and cultural center in 1114. They handed the monastery over to the Canons Regular of St. Augustine in 1133.
Norway
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“Nice place to visit”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

The monastary has a beautiful Church, and a museum you can visit and you definately should! Lot of history from the area, and the royal rooms are beautiful to walk through. A lot of different things to see, a lot of medieval paintings, and history from all ages of time. Taste the monasterys apple cider it is really good!

Visited April 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Architectural jewel harbouring various expositions”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

You can visit various different exhibitions at the same site which was founded by the Babenberg Duke Leopold VI. The liturgical collection, Imperial apartments, an overly rich baroque church and a fascinatingly unfinished Sala terrena, a tour of the order's wine cellar and last but not least the medieval collection with wonderful coloured glass windows and exceptional altarpieces - its highlight being the unique, precious golden-enamel altarpiece by Nicolas of Verdun. You should take binoculars with you though, because you can't get really close enough to it to see the details of this wonderfully mastered goldsmith's work. My advice is: take a guided tour through the collection. It is worth it. There is a nice café there at the terrace ...and you can enjoy a nice view from the elevated plateau where the site is located.

Visited April 2012
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Vienna, Austria
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“Many religious relics”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

You must take the guided tour to see most parts of the monastery and church. There is an English audio guide, but the tour is in German.

Visited November 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Monastery on a Hill: Wine Making Included”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I visited this monastery during a trip to Vienna. Taking a train and bus to get there, the beautiful location is up on a hill with distant views of Vienna. The grounds alone are amazing, but taking the wine tour and visiting the interior of the main building is equally amazing. There are plenty of places to eat and we ended up spending most of the day relaxing and exploring a historical gem. It houses the world's oldest wine school!

Visited July 2012
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“Crown on a hill”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Experience a medieval church/castle/abbey/fortress on a "mountain" overlooking much of Vienna. This is pre-Habsburg, built over about a 25 year period in the mid 12th Century, which is very historic, even in this part of Europe. The main dome of the Abbey Church is modeled after the crown of the Holy Roman Emperor.

Do a little research. Plan ahead. Tours must be with a guide, which seems to require a reservation.

Nearby is the impressive Essl Museum of contemporary art. It's a 20 minute walk between the museum and the Abbey.

Do both. It's a great two-fer about 20 miles outside of Vienna Centrum.

Visited May 2012
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