"OTTOBEUREN" Ottobeuren by balhannah

Ottobeuren Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 84 photos

Our reason for coming to Ottobeuren, was to see the famous Abbey and Basilica.

The Benedictine abbey was founded in 764, and is one of Germany?s most famous abbeys, and is still in use today with a group of monks who live in it.

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  • In a nutshell:One of the most beautiful Basilica's you can see!
  • Last visit to Ottobeuren: Jul 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2014 at 12:02 AM

    This one is high on my list for next time :-))

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2013 at 11:39 AM

    Another place with a beautiful ceiling painting! I?ve just been writing a tip on the ceiling of the Toulon Opera House (to be posted next week) and discovered that the artist painted it on a big piece of canvas, 15 meters in diameter, which was later mounted on the ceiling. That explains why most of the detailed figures are around the edges.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Mar 29, 2013 at 12:11 PM

      That's interesting! I really love the ceilings in Germany. Thanks for continuing the journey!

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2011 at 10:29 PM

    Guess who is there soon :-))

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