"Wonderful views from Donau river" Weltenburg by BruceDunning

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Weltenburg Abbey ariel view

The Benedictine Abbey has been on the river since early 1700's. It was built over 1713-36 and paid for by the wealthy Asam Brothers, who also built Asam Church in Ingolstadt.

Entry into the drinking courtyard

A brewery became famous from the hard work of the monks. It is said to be the oldest monastery brewery in the world. Now the people come and drink; some also eat and do not even pay attention to the church and the reason the abbey was erected--religion. It is time to get drunk for most.

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  • Pros:Still a great church inside
  • Cons:A down right shame to not recognize religion-not drinking
  • In a nutshell:A short sto here to see the rive rviews
  • Last visit to Weltenburg: May 2012
  • Intro Written Aug 6, 2012
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