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Friend restored abbey church...

We were fortunate to visit Wilhering Abbey when school was not in session. The serenity of the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
eelSeattle
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Seattle, WA
Beautiful Church and Grounds - a must see

This was one of the first pit stops we made on our bike tour from Passau to Budapest. The inside of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Michael M
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were fortunate to visit Wilhering Abbey when school was not in session. The serenity of the monastery and grounds was quite wonderful. Although the church is apparently regarded as one of the finest examples of high Rococo buildings in Germany, there was a very...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was one of the first pit stops we made on our bike tour from Passau to Budapest. The inside of the church is simply breathtaking and beautiful. The grounds are impeccable. Be sure to explore the grounds and find the sculpture garden. Devote at...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

When biking from Passau to Vienna along the Danube bike path, this is a worthwhile stop. The interior of this Stift is jaw droppingly beautiful! The monks also brew and sell their beer and it was our favorite throughout the entire week in Austria.

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

It is a Cisterian monastery of Wilhering, upper Austria is about 8 km from Linz. The plain round-arched Romanesque portal of the old abbey was the contrast of the Rococo decors in the interior. The ceiling fresco painting is a heavenly illusion. The organ loft...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

I was at theis church for the wedding of myy close friends and was astonished at the beauty of the interior of the church. As I have found in a lot of the churces in Austria the ineriors are very ornate and this church was...More

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