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Stams Monastery

Stiftshof 1, Stams 6422, Austria
+43 5263 6242
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Awesome place

This place is well worth a visit, inside its just beautiful, the Monks walk about around you, and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Cazzy1971
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Kent, United Kingdom
Cisterian monastry, founded by the Counts of Tyrol (Meinhard II etc) in 1273

Guided tour with English-speaking guide is essential to appreciate the significance of the 17th... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
juliant919
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Stiftshof 1, Stams 6422, Austria
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This place is well worth a visit, inside its just beautiful, the Monks walk about around you, and its so peaceful and quiet the grounds are so well kept and the building itself is so clean, tidy and beautifully kept as is the church, just...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Guided tour with English-speaking guide is essential to appreciate the significance of the 17th Century Basilica with its onion-shaped towers and fine Baroque altars. Expect to see elaborate ceiling frescoes, huge mural paintings and secret hiding places in the floor for occasionally visiting Popes. Lavishly...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Just off the main Innsbruck motorway, it was a nice stop-off. The main church is impressive although you peer in from one end. The monastery is nice to wander round. Whether it was because it was out of season, but we were able to just...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a beautiful monastery and well worth a visit. It is in a gorgeous setting in lovely gardens and of course the views from it are stunning. There is a lovely gift shop where you can purchase schnapps which is still brewed at the...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

I visited the monastery in August 2015. It is true that it is a very impressive monastery, but very dissapointed with the unfriendly stuff and monks. Monasteries are places of spiritual refuge and up lifting. That wasn't the case for me. I was so frustrated...More

Thank IOANNIS K
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Nestling in the mountains of the tyrol is this magnificent baroque Cistercian monastery. We had a wonderful English speaking guide take us on an escorted tour. This is baroque ''white and bright'' not the typical dark and heavy. Gold has been lavished and the ceilings...More

Thank kevin d
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

One of Tirol’s true architectural gems is the splendid Cistercian Abbey of Stams, founded in 1273 by Count Meinhard II of Gorizia-Tyrol. Set in pristine grounds, the monumental façade is easily recognized by its pair of silver cupolas at the front, which were added as...More

Thank Graham Anthony R
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