Bornhofen Abbey

Kamp-Bornhofen, Germany

Bornhofen monastery was built in 1680-1684 to the site of older church. The church houses a number of art treasures. The central object is the miraculous image of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Franciscan friars first came to Bornhofen in 1890 and they still preside over the monastery today. The Marian pilgrimage movement is very active and includes the unique boat pilgrimages.

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Founded: 1680-1684
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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www.romantischer-rhein.de

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E K (4 years ago)
A picturesque and impressive-looking Franciscan monastery
Joan Levine (5 years ago)
Great history
Tomek Tomek (5 years ago)
Ok
Gints Kļaviņš (5 years ago)
Very beautiful and quite town
Dave Paul (6 years ago)
Another beautiful view along the middle Rhine!
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