"Got Melk?" Melk by yooperprof
Melk Travel Guide: 217 reviews and 850 photos
Wow. Certainly this is a place that shouts out the power and the glory of the Church - and of the Benedictene Order of Monks. An emblem of the Baroque, the current Melk Stift, or Abbey, dates from the early 18th century when an energetic Abbot, Berthold Dietmayr began the systematic reconstruction of the entire hilltop monastery complex. Thank you, Brother Berthold!
A view of the monastery from the river-side road: on sunny days it glistens like an apparition, which I'm sure was the original intention.
- In a nutshell:Probably the finest monastery in Austria
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