Carmelite Monastery

Bamberg, Germany

The Carmelite monastery of Bamberg was founded in the 12th century and turned into a baroque style building by Leonhard Dientzenhofer in 1692-1701. The church dedicated to St. Theodor was part of a Cistercian convent, whose nuns devoted themselves to nursing in the 13th century. In 1589, Carmelites moved into the building, that had been deserted in the meantime. Behind the monastery's baroque facade, the visitor is greeted by a late romanesque cloister dating from the 13th century.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)

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Mönning hausen (2 years ago)
Sehr schöne Kirche.
Johannes Stefan (2 years ago)
Schön
J. B. (2 years ago)
Sehr schöne Kirche
Paul Van Bladel (2 years ago)
bruno herzer (2 years ago)
Wir waren nur im Klosterladen.
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