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The Basilika, Weingarten, Germany

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 11th of April, 2009
If you are at Weingarten you really should visit it´s baroque church, one of the biggest in germany.

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Kirchplatz 2

 
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Weingarten History

1865 Altdorf was renamed with the monastery name Weingarten and finally became a city. In 1922 a new "Benediktiner" monastery was founded in a part of the old monastery. During wolrd war second Weingarten was put to the municipality Ravensburg, but they were separated again in 1946. In that days the city got an university, for teachers training, thats a important place now. [...]
 
 
 

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