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Muri Abbey

Marktstrasse 4, 5630 Muri, Switzerland

Religious- Other
Man-made Structures- Other

About Muri Abbey

The Muri Monastery is one of the most important cultural monuments in the canton of Aargau. Built over centuries, it has a Romanesque crypt, a Gothic high choir and octagonal Baroque central building. In 194,1 The canton of Aargau handed the monastery over to the Parish Muri. It is dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours.



Attractions near Muri Abbey

Lindenberg4.06km from Muri Abbey

Mt Rigi watches over the eastern shore of Lake Lucerne and was one of the first mountains in the world to have a cog railway. First opened in 1871, the Mt Rigi rack train was originally pulled by steam engines. It was changed to electric, later on, but still today the route operates with nostalgic steam on special runs. There are actually two railways to the summit of Mt Rigi. The original Mt Rigi cog train from the shore of Lake Lucerne at Vitznau where the lake cruise boats stop.

Horben Castle6.16km from Muri Abbey

An old and beautiful castle situated at a rise of 818 meters 2,684 ft in the Horben-Hochebene close to the outskirt with the Canton of Lucerne. Horben Castle is a château in the region of Beinwil in the canton of Aargau. It is one of the iconic buildings in this area and a lot of tourists visit this place every day.

Flachsee6.43km from Muri Abbey

Flachsee is an artificial lake on the Reuss at Rottenschwil, south of Bremgarten in the Aargau region of Switzerland. The reservoir was formed after the construction of the dam in 1975 at Bremgarten-Zufikon. The lake's surface area is 72 ha . It is also one of the nice picnic spot and it attracts a lot of tourists to here.

Heidegg Castle8.1km from Muri Abbey

Heidegg Castle is a castle in the municipality of Hitzkirch of the Canton of Lucerne in Switzerland. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.  Heidegg was the only castle to survive the arson attacks by the Swiss Confederates. Legend has it that it was suddenly blanketed in fog as the soldiers marched through the Seetal. The ancient walls of the castle have a lot to tell.

Erdmannlistein8.24km from Muri Abbey

As Erdmannlistein a group of boulders in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland called. These are erratic granite blocks from the Reuss Glacier . They are located in the area of ​​the municipality of Wohlen just on the border with Bremgarten on a moraine wall of the Wagenrain , between peat moss and the Erdmannlistein train station at an altitude of 457 m above sea level. M.

Seetal8.95km from Muri Abbey

The Seetal is a valley in the cantons of Lucerne and Aargau in Switzerland. The valley descends from south to north from near Eschenbach to Lenzburg and is drained by the Aabach and the Ron. The valley is distinguished by Lake Hallwil and Lake Baldegg, from which it takes its name

Where is Muri Abbey

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Aargau57 attractions

The canton of Aargau is one of the most densely populated regions of Switzerland. The canton offers an amazing hiking or biking tours in the Jura mountains, refreshing bathing in Lake Hallwil, boat trips on the Aare and Reuss rivers.