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Ebrach Abbey

Ebrach Abbey
Ebrach Abbey

Ebrach Abbey (Kloster Ebrach) was a Cistercian monastery in Ebrach in Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany. It is located in the Bishopric of Würzburg.

The abbey, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Nicholas, was founded in 1126 or 1127 by Conrad III of Germany, his consort Gertrude, who at her death in 1146 was buried here, and various Frankish nobles, including Berno and Richwin. It was settled by twelve monks from Morimond Abbey in Burgundy, under the first abbot, Adam of Ebrach. It was dissolved during the secularisation of Bavaria in 1803. The abbey church became the local parish church.

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"Hello! What are the Winter hours for Ebrach Abbey? (December)" (posted 11/17/2017)

he Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Ebrach (09553/92200) offers various guided tours: (Prices apply to groups of 10 or more) · "Complete package": This includes the monastery church, the Imperial Hall, the staircase and the Ebrachs History Museum. Cost: 6,00 € / pers. Duration: 1.5-2 hrs. · Guided tour of Ebroch's Museum of History Costs: 2.00 € / pers. Duration: approx. 30 min. The Kath. Pfarramt (09553/266) offers pure church tours (duration: approx. 45 min.) For 3,00 € / pers. at. Visits are from mid-April to late October from 10.00-12.00 o'clock. from 14.00-18.00 clock possible. Furthermore, an organ concert (duration: approx. 30 min.) Can be booked for 30,00 €. The aforementioned tours can also be booked for groups under 10 people; Here, a flat rate is charged in each case. The JVA offers from April to October daily at 1.45 pm a guided tour of the stairwell and the Imperial Hall at a cost of € 2.00 / person. The Ebrachs History Museum is open to the public daily from April to October from 1.45-4pm. The entrance fee is 2,00 € / pers. The exhibition Wilde Buchenwälder is open from 14.09.2017 until the end of October on Thursdays to Sundays from 13.00 - 17.00. Admission is free.
Answer provided by Jürgen Schraudner on 11/25/2017
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Klosterkirche opening hours: 15 Apr to 31 Oct: 10 to 12 o'clock and 14 to 18 o'clock, free access, closed from Nov. to March.
Answer provided by Thomas Gapski on 11/25/2017
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