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The former medieval fortress was rebuilt by the Benedictine monks in the 13th century, when the land ownership was confirmed to them by King Ottokar II.  The monastery gradually became a centre of cultural and religious life of the Broumov

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Tyniec Abbey has stood for nearly 1000 years  above the Vistula River near Cracow. It reflects the artistic changes of successive epochs. Remains of its Romanesque buildings have been preserved (a part of the church and  monastery). There

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The Monastery in Hronský Beňadik, located in the picturesque landscape of the River Hron valley and surrounded by the Štiavnické vrchy Mountains, ranks among the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Slovakia. Its

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The Saint Maurice Monastery in Bakonybél is very close in age to the Hungarian State: it was founded by our fist king, Stephen I. in 1018. The first abbot was St. Gunther of Bohemia, the relative of queen Gisela. During the days of Gunther,

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Did you ever visit place like monastery and looking for some fun witch your children? 

Now you can download some of 13 cards for seledted monasteries and have fun while visiting them. 

For now, cards are only in Polish but other languages will be added.

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Tourist guide

Within the project Via Benedictina on the waywas created tour guide. You can download it for free on this website.

Project was supported by Visegrad fund. Download

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