Maulbronn Monastery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Maulbronn Monastery
One of the best-preserved monastery complex in Europe, surrounded by turreted walls and a tower gate. The monastery's narthex, called "the Paradise", is the oldest example of Gothic architecture in Germany.
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Attractions Near Maulbronn Monastery
Auto & Technik MUSEUM SINSHEIM
27.15km from Maulbronn Monastery
The museum had more than 3,000 exhibits and an exhibition area of more than 50,000 m2 (540,000 sq ft), indoors and outdoors. It is the largest private museum in Europe. With a Tupolev Tu-144 on display since 2001 and Air France donating one of its retiring Concorde aircraft (F-BVFB), it is the only place where both supersonic passenger aircraft are shown. Both are fully accessible to the public.
29.77km from Maulbronn Monastery
Built in 1715 by Margrave Charles III William of Baden-Durlach, after a dispute with the citizens of his previous capital, Durlach. The city of Karlsruhe was planned with the tower of the palace at the center and 32 streets radiating out from it like spokes on a wheel, or ribs on a folding fan, so that a nickname for Karlsruhe in German is the "fan city"
Zoological Gardens Karlsruhe
29.84km from Maulbronn Monastery
Opened in 1865, it is one of the oldest zoos in Germany, having about 4.400 animals and 250 species. In 13 November 2010, 26 animals were killed and several animals suffered severe burns due to a fire at the zoo.
Ludwigsburg Residential Palace
30.23km from Maulbronn Monastery
A 452-room palace complex of 18 buildings spread in 32 ha (79 acres). It is the largest palatial estate in Germany and is a combination of Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical, and Empire style architecture.
31.03km from Maulbronn Monastery
With a display area covers 5600 square metres, it features over 80 exhibits, many rare cars and a variety of historical models.
ZKM | Center for Art and Media
31.25km from Maulbronn Monastery
Organizes special exhibitions and thematic events, conducts research and produces works on the effects of media, digitization, and globalization. The ZKM houses under one roof exhibition spaces, the research platform Hertz Lab, a library and a media library, thus combining research and production, exhibitions and events, archive and collection.
Discover More Attractions in Baden-Württemberg, Home of Maulbronn Monastery
Germany's third largest state. Most of the major cities of Baden-Württemberg straddle the banks of the Neckar River, which runs downstream (from southwest to the center, then northwest) through the state past Tübingen, Stuttgart, Heilbronn, Heidelberg, and Mannheim.