Hall in Tirol Abbey

Hall in Tirol, Austria

In the 15th and 16th century, Hall in Tirol was one of the most important towns in the Habsburg Empire. This period saw the construction of many of the churches, monasteries and convents that still shape the appearance of the town. Today Hall has the biggest intact old town in the western part of Austria.

1567 saw the founding of Hall Convent and the neighbouring Jesuit monastery. Before then the Augustinian monastery was near the Salvatorkirche. This was followed by the opening of the Franciscan Monastery (1645) and the Poor Clare Monastery (1723) near what is now the psychiatric hospital. Of the two monasteries, only the Franciscan Monastery remains today. Other orders were founded in the 19th century: the Sisters of the Holy Cross, the Sisters of Charity and the Salesian Sisters.

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Founded: 1567
Category: Religious sites in Austria

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Gottfried Puchner (2 years ago)
Nach meiner Meinung, für Kinder wäre ein Märchen besser als eine Liebesgeschichte.
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Nettes Theater, die immer wieder tolle Stücke aufführen. Etwas in die Jahre gekommen. Vorallem tolles Bühnenbild und viel Liebe zum Detail. Sehr familiäre Atmosphäre. Freue mich schon auf meinen nächsten Besuch!
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Sehr netter Ort und sehr nette Theaterstücke
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Tolles Programm.
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