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Melk Abbey

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Melk Abbey, dating back to 1089, is one of the biggest and most beautiful European Baroque ensembles. It is famous worldwide, and part of UNESCO’s world cultural heritage. 

Benedictine monks have continually been living and working in Melk Abbey.

A guided visit includes the Imperial Staircase, the Imperial Corridor, the abbey museum, the Marble Hall, the balcony, the famous library, and the abbey church as well as the abbey park with its Baroque pavilion and many other features (May to October), the Northern bastion with the Warchau Lab and a panoramic terrace, the mineral collection (May to October) and special exhibitions.

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Melk Abbey

Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Strasse 1
3390 Melk