St. Augustine's Monastery

Erfurt, Germany

The church and monastery of the Augustinian hermits in Erfurt was built around 1300. Martin Luther, the famous Augustinian monk, was admitted to the monastery on 17 July 1505. The Augustinian Monastery pays tribute to Martin Luther with a new exhibition. The Lutherzelle (Luther's cell) can be visited as part of the exhibition. Since 1988 the monastery has been used as an ecumenical conference centre and a memorial to Luther.



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Kirchgasse 4, Erfurt, Germany
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Founded: 1300
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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M. K. (6 months ago)
Great place to hold business meetings and conduct all-day seminars. Very calming rooms. Good food. All in all an awesome location to be productive.
Jo Ki (8 months ago)
We haven't stayed in the hotel but visited the monastery. We had the guide at 11 AM which was very well done. Learned a lot about the history and the monastery and its most famous monk Martin Luther. The guide took approximately 45 min to 1h. Its in German. It's ok to come with children, but obviously make sure they are not running around or not too loud as there will be a lot of echo. If you come with a pram, it's best to leave it at the shop or the church.
Petr Sobíšek (10 months ago)
A nicely reconstructed monastery with almost 800 years of history, which is definitely worth a visit. You get an audio guide with your ticket and you can see everything at your own pace. A place associated with Martin Luther.
kevin mills (2 years ago)
This is a fantastic place, used an English audio guide which was very informative. Learned a lot about the monastery and Martin Luther. A bit of a hidden gem. If into religious history it's a must visit
Es Pr (3 years ago)
Beautiful, worth a visit.
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