St. John’s Monastery

Stralsund, Germany

Founded by the Franciscans in 1254 St. John’s Monastery attracts its visitors with the monastery itself, a beautiful rose garden, the chapter hall, cross-shaped vaults and a baroque library. Furthermore, the monastery buildings house a much-used municipal archive, providing a broad collection of historical documents, records, books, old pictures and prints of the town.

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Founded: 1254
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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