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  Cloister behind the abbey church
by Kathrin_E
 
  • Cloister behind the abbey church - Wissembourg
      Cloister behind the abbey church
    by Kathrin_E
  • Cloister behind the abbey church - Wissembourg
      Cloister behind the abbey church
    by Kathrin_E
 

The gothic cloister has been demolished after the closing of the monastery in the French Revolution. Only one and a half wings are preserved at all, and these are lacking their gothic vaults and the tracery is damaged. Tombstones of abbots and monks have been lined up against the wall.

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  • Written Sep 3, 2009
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