Vinnenberg Abbey

Warendorf, Germany

Kloster Vinnenberg was established probably in the 13th century by Cistercian monks. The abbey was dissolved in 1810 post secularization. The Lage Gothic abbey church has marvelous architecture and is one of the most significant buildings in the complex. The abbey is home to a statue that is believed to be carved out miraculously from a tree trunk; it depicts Mother of the Lord and St. John. One of the oldest places for pilgrimage, the church is utilized as a conference and retreat center.


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Founded: 1256
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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Nico DeMa (2 years ago)
Beautiful monastery complex with a nice restaurant. Worth a stop on every bike tour.
Der Memenator (3 years ago)
Adhwaith Das (5 years ago)
A very quite place in the rural areas of Münster, Germany. It is one true village, Warendorf, of north-western Germany. People come from different parts to meditate and relax. It is a historic church heritage reestablished from the ruins of the aftermath of the wars. The place was even being used as an ammunition storage during the wars. You can have rooms for yourselves and you will be treated well by very good sisters of church. A walk around the well maintained park gives a good feeling of freshness.
Shaiju Thoppil (6 years ago)
Great place. Calm and peaceful
naples pizza (6 years ago)
Beautiful place
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