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Stift Kremsmunster

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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We're very lucky maybe even blessed to get a private tour of the library. Thank you kindly. What a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Palo Alto, California
Beautiful Place, do not miss if nearby!

The size alone will impress. The history and grandeur of this place has to be seen in person. We... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Brian P
Evansville, Indiana
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5 weeks ago
29 Dec 2016
“Beautiful Place, do not miss if nearby!”
Kremsmünster was founded in 777 by Tassilo III, Duke of Bavaria. According to a legend Tassilo’s son, Gunther, was killed by a boar during a hunting expedition. The deed of foundation is more than a legend. Tassilo transferred an area to the abbey...more
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Stift 1, Kremsmunster 4550, Austria
+43 7583 52750
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We're very lucky maybe even blessed to get a private tour of the library. Thank you kindly. What a treat. This is truly a gem that is hard to find.

Thank Calmhawk
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The size alone will impress. The history and grandeur of this place has to be seen in person. We were lucky enough to be given a private tour, by a vendor we were visiting, who attended church here regularly all of his life. It was...More

1  Thank Brian P
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's a massive and impressive monastery.It's beautiful and incredibly ornate in parts, particularly the ceiling. I was expecting a lovely abbey, but I was still impressed with this place. Not to be missed if you're in the area.

1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Visiting Stift Kremsmunster on a sunny autumn day makes for a marvellous outing. The monastery is located on a hill surrounded by picturesque farms sparkling in the light and the mountains in the distance. Highpoints of the monastery are its fish ponds, the church itself,...More

Thank BillandKathy27
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Stift Kremsmünster is one of the biggest in Austria and very beautiful on top of a hill. It is full of culture and you should have a look at the museums. Also the wine cellar is something I very warmly recommend to visit. You can...More

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23 May 2018|
Response from StiftK | Property representative |
Yes you are allowed to take pictures inside the church (except the time of holy mass) The library can just be seen by booking a guided tour. It`s worth to be seen. Looking forward to welcome you in Kremsmünster abby!
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