Lorch Abbey is a former Benedictine family monastery of the Staufer family. It was founded around 1102 by the Duke Friedrich I from Staufer family. After the Reformation the abbey was turned in to the Protestant convent school in 1556. Today Lorch Abbey is open for tours.

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Klosterstraße 1, Lorch, Germany
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Founded: 1102
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Salian Dynasty (Germany)

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Jonathan Ochs (2 months ago)
Ein sehr schöner Ort zum Fotos machen und anschauen. Die Falknerei nebenan sollte man unbedingt besucht haben. Es ist beeindruckend, mit wieviel Fachkenntnis und Einfühlungsvermögen die Betreiber die schönen Wildvögeln dressieren konnten. Alle Vögel fliegen ausnahmslos frei und man hat den Eindruck, dass ihnen die dargebotenen Kunststückchen wirklich Spaß machen. Für Groß und Klein ein unvergessliches Erlebnis. Meiner Meinung nach sollte ein bisschen mehr für das leibliche Wohl Vorhanden sein. Dann würden sicher noch mehr Menschen diesen wundervollen Ort besichtigen.
M Dickmann (10 months ago)
Tolle Location
E. G. (11 months ago)
We bought two full price tickets for our visit. We checked out the garden first, because we think we still have plenty of time. However, before we can enter the main attraction, the same lady, who sold us the tickets, closed the door suddenly. The reason is, there is an event at night, so she needs to close the main building earlier. What the heck?! You could have told us earlier before we purchased the tickets. What a shameful and irresponsible personnel. German government pays tones of money to maintain this monestry, perhaps some money should be used to improve their communication skills.
Natasha Fatale (2 years ago)
This is a medieval castle.
Csaba Mészáros (2 years ago)
Beautiful place filled with history.
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