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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Dolores Tacz (7 months ago)
Super community
Heidelinde Müller (8 months ago)
doller cloister
000Hans000 M (9 months ago)
Faith and church are two different pairs of shoes!
Jochen Califice (2 years ago)
The cloister with courtyard is the highlight. Unfortunately, the monastery shop was permanently closed when we were there in September 2019. A beautiful place of silence in a quiet environment.
rho (2 years ago)
18.09.2019 We were only in the church, but we felt very comfortable there. In contrast to Bamberg Cathedral, here you have the church for yourself and you can look at it in peace. Of course, also go in and let it all hang out. A silent prayer is not disturbed here. We found the strong contrast between the furnishings and the building particularly noticeable. The Russian traces (?) In the vault promoted this impression. Conclusion: Quieter than the cathedral. If you liked the review, please click on the "Like" button. Thank you very much.
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