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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Björn Mehlhorn (4 months ago)
Venerable church
dani Unser schöner kahlgrund (10 months ago)
A church outside the old town but still close to the cathedral is worth a visit. Particularly noteworthy is the cloister and the under church
Bartlomiej Homaniec (10 months ago)
Very nice city only the prices for the mainstream hotel rooms are very expensive. Otherwise it's very nice and a lot of fun. In addition, residents sense very friendly ???
Dolores Tacz (2 years ago)
Super community
Heidelinde Müller (2 years ago)
doller cloister
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