A historically significant abbey in scenic surroundings
Hirsau Monastery

Hirsau Monastery

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MONUMENTS CLOSED

The monuments of the State Palaces and Gardens of Baden-Württemberg are closed until at least Sunday, December 20, 2020.
All guided tours, special tours, concerts and other events planned for this period are cancelled. Events by external organizers or private individuals cannot take place either. This cancellation regulation is initially valid until at least December 20, 2020 inclusive, and beyond that date in accordance with the general development of the overall situation.

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Hirsau Monastery, window in the chapel of St. Mary
Enjoy the historical flair
Hirsau Monastery, cloister
Go on a journey of discovery
Hirsau Monastery, chapel of St. Mary
Marvel at the stunning chapel

Between the densely wooded hills of the Black Forest, in the Nagold Valley, lie the ruins of Hirsau Monastery (Kloster Hirsau). Also known as the Monastery of St Peter and Paul, the former Benedictine abbey is an architectural milestone.

HIGHLIGHTS

Image: Interior of the monastery church of St. Aurelius at Hirsau MonasteryTHE AURELIUS MONASTERYTHE ROOTS OF HIRSAU MONASTERY
THE AURELIUS MONASTERY - THE ROOTS OF HIRSAU MONASTERY
Image: Vault in the Chapel of St. Mary at Hirsau MonasteryTHE CHAPEL OF ST. MARYA PLACE FOR THE SICK AND THE INQUISITIVE
THE CHAPEL OF ST. MARY - A PLACE FOR THE SICK AND THE INQUISITIVE
Image: Detail of a frieze on the Owl Tower at Hirsau MonasteryTHE OWL TOWERROMANESQUE BELL TOWER
THE OWL TOWER - ROMANESQUE BELL TOWER
Image: Gables on the hunting lodge at Hirsau MonasteryTHE HUNTING LODGEA TREASURE IN THE BLACK FOREST
THE HUNTING LODGE - A TREASURE IN THE BLACK FOREST
Motif of the Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

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If you want to see Baden-Württemberg at its most beautiful, visit the many palaces and gardens run by the state heritage agency, Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten. How about a perfectly-preserved monastery complex, such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Maulbronn? Or there are Heidelberg's world-famous ruins. And there's much, much more.

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