Melk Abbey (Austria)
The 900 years old Benedictine abbey is situated in Melk, on the right bank of the Danube.
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The Benedictine abbey was founded by King Andrew I in 1055.
The building complex was one of the most important Benedictine abbeys for centuries.
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The Orthodox church, situated on a picturesque cliff, was named after John the Apostle
Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.
A Romanesque style Benedictine church with a special gateway, built in the 13th century in Hungary.
Built in Neo-Byzantine style, this Orthodox cathedral is one of the symbols of the Bulgarian capital city.
The Pauline monastery was built for Hungarian hermit monks in 1225.
The palace and park complex is Hungary´s grandest Rococo edifice, often called the ´Hungarian Versailles´.
This animation shows the hierarchical structure of the Medieval Christian church.