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At about 935, the Welfs founded a womens monastery, that should also be the graveplace of the Welfs. It was destructed with fire in 1053 and the nuns were relocated at the "Martinsberg", a local hill. 1056, Welf IV. founded a new moastery on the "Martinsberg", after the Welfs had moved their castle to Ravensburg. It was a pure monks monastery, whose name "Monastery Weingarten" is documentedsince 1123. The monks worked among other things on. Their most famous work from 1217, the "Bethold Sakramentar"is now located in the Pierpont Morgan library at New York)... Read more »
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The baroque palace of Weintgarten is great - Apr 12, 2009, by Wazling
Weingarten is a nice city, middle size and well positioned in the south of germany. It's a quiet town with a nice inner city, some of it's medieval buildings still preserved. There you can also find one of the biggest baroque churches of... Read more »
What to visit in Weingarten - Jul 6, 2010, by asterix
Weingarten it is a small town linked to Ravensburg, it is so near that you can't even see when you are in Ravenburg or Weingarten. Here is situated the famous basilica of St. Martin and Oswald, one of the greatest barroc basilica of the... Read more »
Quick facts about Weingarten - Nov 26, 2009, by MadSuh
Weingarten is a small town in the South of Germany. It's rather quiet there as it is located next to another small town called Ravensburg and most people hang out there. Social life is also not quite interesting there, but then there are... Read more »
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