Pupping monastery was founded in 1477 by the Couns of Schaunberg. The church was consecrated in 1490 and remodelled in the Baroque style in 1621. However, the monastery was sold and church demolished in 1801 after the secularization.


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Pupping 4, Pupping, Austria
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Founded: 1303
Category: Religious sites in Austria


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Martha Fleschurz (4 months ago)
Fantastic monastery shop and very friendly advice ?
Christian Paschinger (5 months ago)
I have planned to spend a week in Pupping to "experience" monastery life, it turned out to be 3 years. During this trip I was able to learn a lot for myself too when it was often difficult ... In our world one constantly finds (or looks for) distractions, consciously or unconsciously, television, internet, .. um not dealing with one's own demons. THANK YOU for this time to: Fritz, Johann, Werner, Klaus, Karl, Marie Theres, Dani, Silvia, Hanni, Elena, Coleth, Anita, Mohamad, Angelika, Mojtaba and all guests
Werner Schmid (6 months ago)
Very interesting, beautiful garden
Wolfgang Schurr (6 months ago)
Nice cookie
P. Leonhard Maier LC (13 months ago)
Very good place to pray and a wonderful garden? People seem to live here who have great peace in their hearts. Thanks for your dedication here ?
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