"Melk Abbey" Melk by mikelisaanna

Melk Travel Guide: 219 reviews and 852 photos

Mekl Abbey is one of the most beautiful monasteries in the world. It is best known for its library, which contains thousands of old books located in a room with a magnificant painted ceiling. The other main highlights are the magnificent baroque church and the museum, which contains a nice collection of jeweled religious objects. We also enjoyed the view from the abbey, which looks out over a wide valley. Melk is about a two hour drive from Vienna.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Wonderful church, library and museum
  • Cons:Lots of tourists
  • In a nutshell:One of the most beautiful sights in Austria
  • Last visit to Melk: Aug 2001
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2011 at 3:40 PM

    i'll have a pint of that ! happy new year btw, if a little late.

  • Hewer's Profile Photo
    Jul 24, 2005 at 11:51 AM

    Melk really is breathtaking, isn't it? I'd love to go back if I pass through again..


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