"Weclome to PAULINZELLA" Paulinzella by Leipzig

Paulinzella Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 14 photos

Paulinzella is with its about 100 inhabitants a very small and historic town in the Thuringia Forest. The town was founded by Paulina, a Saxon aristocrat in the valley of the Rottenbach creek between 1102 and 1105 and attracts with its huge Benedictian monastery church. Since the 16th century, Paulinzella served as a department for the Earls and the later Princes of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. It became a favourite hunting lodge for them.

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  • In a nutshell:Pearl of the Rottenbach valley
  • Last visit to Paulinzella: Oct 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • tessy's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2005 at 1:54 PM

    What a wonderful smal place!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Feb 29, 2004 at 1:53 AM

    Lovely small place!! I love your pages! They are always so informative and surprising!

  • prleprle's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2003 at 7:45 AM

    Really charming hidden treause! I like places like that... undiscovered fully and deep in history!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2003 at 4:40 AM

    Impressive monastery!!! Another hidden gem....!

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 22, 2003 at 10:56 AM

    100 inhabitatnts? And such big church? Hehe, I think there must be more people living there in the past!


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