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Admont Monastery

Admont 1, Admont 8911, Austria
+43 3613 23120
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A jewel of the Baroque era meets contemporary art. 70.000 restored books, ceiling frescoes and sculptures in the magnificent library meet creations of Erwin Wurm, Rudi Molacek and Lois Renner.
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Admont 1, Admont 8911, Austria
+43 3613 23120
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love books, you have to come to this abbey. It's one of the oldest monastic libraries in the world and it's absolutely breathtaking. I heard it also served as the inspiration for the library in Beauty and the Beast. You have to pay...More

Thank Brittany R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Admont Abbey monastery located in the lovely town Admont, Styria, Austria. The oldest remaining monastery Admont Abbey contains the largest monastic library in the world, was built in 1776, today is famous tourist attractions very nice Museum, including nice garden.

1  Thank NarisaB
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Situated at the top of the Admont village with lovely gardens and beautiful surroundings, the Monastery and Church are worth a visit. The library is just magnificent and the history here in this building is awesome.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The library at the abbey is absolutely stunning! We drove from Salzburg on our way to Graz and the trip was about two hours. Great winding mountain roads along the way. We paid extra to take photos in the library. We spend about 30 minutes...More

Thank nytobcn
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The drive is about 2 hrs from Salzburg and worth every minute. It may not be easily found information, but you do have to pay extra at the entrance for the privilege to take photos inside of the library. Well worth every cent. Our teenage...More

Thank Edie L
Reviewed 30 October 2016

What a gorgeous library. I understood why the Admont Library is considered one of the top ten most beautiful libraries in the world! Looking down the long room with two level stacks on each side and the optical illusion of the floor titles is quite...More

Thank CalTiskilwa
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Day ticket for the admont monastery costs 10 euros but with it you can enter as many times as you want to the museum , and having small children with you that can be very convinient. So in the morning we went with our daughter...More

Thank _Matea_2411
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Whilst major parts of the monatery founded in the 11th century burned away in the 19th century, the library remained as it was since the 16th/17th/ 18th century. Impressive book store and inmporessive monuments - you have to take a guided tour to understand all...More

Thank 47Wolfgang47
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Admont was one of the top Lonely Planet Guide sites, as we worked our way through Austria. the Abbey is well signed from the main road. There was plenty of free parking. We went to visit the Abbey church first. It's a fine and ornate...More

1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 13 August 2016

last time I visited the world famous library of Admont when I was a child ....... was very excited to see it after such a long time still an amazing place - go there and enjoy a journey in history

Thank bernd_frey
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