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Romanesque perfection but lacking in soul

This twelfth-century monastery building is an essential visit for lovers of Romanesque... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
PublicTransportFan
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Birmingham
Wow what a place!

The tickets were just a few euros - if you don't read German be sure to borrow the recorder (but... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
RoadTrippre
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Chantilly, Virginia
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27 Aug 2017
“Romanesque perfection but lacking in soul”
2 Jun 2016
“Wow what a place!”
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Am Kloster 1, 39319 Jerichow, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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+49 39343 285
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This twelfth-century monastery building is an essential visit for lovers of Romanesque architecture. Every arch is a piece of perfection. However, the building lacks any feeling of a lively and committed congregation, because there isn't one. There is in fact no sign that anybody ever...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

The tickets were just a few euros - if you don't read German be sure to borrow the recorder (but they will want your car keys as collateral). Getting the headset was well worth it - otherwise we would not understand the purpose of all...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2016

If you are interested in medieval architecture - this place is definitely a "must go"! Church and Kreuzgang are still very much intact,the gardens and outside landscaping should be wonderful in summer (we were therein cold march!!). Very interesting: the "brickmaking museum" on the grounds...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The cloister in Jerichow is a very nice place to visit. It is tranquil and with a nice garden too. Enough to see for an hour or two. No guided tours, but there is an audio tour. You can wander around the cloister and read...More

Thank AlexAnnemiek
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