Limburg Abbey Ruins

Bad Dürkheim, Germany

In the 9th century, the Salian Dukes from Worms built a fortress on the Linthberg as their family seat. In the early 11th century, the fortress was converted into a Limburg monastery with a basilica. It existed until the mid-16th century, today impressive ruins remains.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Ottonian Dynasty (Germany)

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Francesca Ferraz (2 years ago)
Came here for a company event and the location is really nice. Outdoor space and cool cave for the party.
Danielle Cummings (2 years ago)
This is a beautiful ruin with plenty to explore, as well as a restaurant in/adjacent to it. We came here thinking it was only accessible by dining there, but we weren't even able to due to a concert and a wedding happening that day. Nevertheless, there was still a ton to see and appreciate on the outside of the abbey and the inner courtyard of the abbey, though I would have loved to climb the tower if that's still allowed at all, as well as go into the crypt. We parked immediately next to the abbey, though the walk from the nearby town seemed like it would have been fairly easy and beautiful, as well as well shaded and stroller accessible. Highly recommend, and may come back again to see if we can explore more on a week day without other events happening.
David Garcia (2 years ago)
We got there late, didn't get a chance to try the restaraunt, but next time we will. But the view from the top was beautiful.
Elvira Faritova (2 years ago)
Beautiful place with a terrific view. Must see
KC Mitch (2 years ago)
Beautiful area and great food. Service was nice and it was worth the hour drive. Robe the bike up here and it’s a climb just be ready for that. Great views and many more remains in the area
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