The Cistercian Zarrentin Abbey was founded around 1250 and securalized in 1552 due the Reformation. Parts of the monastery have survived and the the abbey church is today a parish church.


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Seehof, Zarrentin, Germany
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Founded: 1250
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


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Rolf Gatzmann (11 months ago)
Schön das es so etwas noch gibt,
Melanie Kesting (11 months ago)
Sehr hübsch, für eine Veranstaltung durch die Säulen im Saal eher nicht so geeignet. Von vielen Plätzen ist die Sicht nach vorn, dadurch deutlich beeinträchtigt.
Manfred Hartmann (12 months ago)
Tolles, altes Gemäuer
Katrin Bogusch-Gabriel (2 years ago)
Wir waren dort zum Klostermarkt. Wunderschön mit Handwerk und köstlichen Speisen und hausgemachten Glühwein. Und Musik, fehlt mir total auf Weihnachtsmärkten.
Kersten Suhm (2 years ago)
Super schön✨ Vielseitig Gemütlich und leckere regionale Produkte
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