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Abbeys, Monasteries & Churches The Danube in Lower Austria

A host of art monuments from the Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance periods have been preserved over the centuries. The many abbeys and churches, basilicas and charterhouses remain remarkable witnesses to a rich history of sacred art. There are also magnificent examples of Austrian baroque.

Stift Göttweig mit Weinreben im Vordergrund

Göttweig Abbey

Göttweig Abbey is a baroque Benedictine monastery and often referred to as Austria's Monte Cassino because of its fantastic...

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Stift Melk im Vordergrund mit Kornfeld

Melk Abbey

Melk has been a spiritual and cultural center of the region for more than 900 years.

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Kirche Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Römerland Carnuntum

Assumption Basilica in Bad Deutsch-Altenburg

The parish church dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary is a Romanesque pillar basilica built in the 13th c.

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Basilika Maria Taferl Herbststimmung

Basilica Maria Taferl

As a Lower Austrian shrine dedicated to the Dolorous Mother of God, the pilgrimage basilica of Maria Taferl is a spiritual site...

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Aussenansicht Karner mit Stadtpfarrkirche St. Stephan, Tulln, Tullner Donauraum

The Charnel House in Tulln

The charnel house is an art historical gem in Tulln.

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Meditationsgarten der Kartause Aggsbach

Carthusian Monastery of Aggsbach

The charterhouse of Aggsbach is a former Carthusian monastery.

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Minoritenkirche innen, Tulln, Tullner Donauraum

Minorite Church in Tulln

The Minorite Church was completed in 1739 and is considered one of the loveliest Late Baroque churches in Austria.

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Kirche der Gemeinde Fels im Winter

Saint Margaret’s Parish Church in Fels

Saint Margaret’s Church is always worth a visit, summer or winter!

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Kirche Großriedenthal

Grossriedenthal Parish Church

The Grossriedenthal church was built on this site prior to 1786.

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