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Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Klosterstrasse 16, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

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About Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

Kloster Allerheiligen is a former Benedictine monastery in the Swiss municipality of Schaffhausen in the Canton of Schaffhausen. The church Münster Allerheiligen is the oldest building in Schaffhausen and houses also the Museum zu Allerheiligen. Today the convent houses the Museum zu Allerheiligen, an art museum and a natural history museum, the monastery garden, and the buildings of the former convent, including the library.

Attractions Near Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

Museum zu Allerheiligen
Museum zu Allerheiligen0.08km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

The Museum zu Allerheiligen is one of Schaffhausen’s most significant places of interest. Here, archaeology, history and art as well as natural history converge under one roof. In addition to its extensive permanent exhibitions, the museum hosts between six and eight special exhibitions each year.

Reformierte Kirche St. Johann
Reformierte Kirche St. Johann0.15km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

St. Johann is a Protestant church in the old town of Schaffhausen. The origin goes back to a Romanesque church around 1000. One of the famopus l;ilgrimage cenrtres in this area and also a popular torusit destination too.

Haus zum Ritter
Haus zum Ritter0.16km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

The facade of the Haus zum Ritter features one of the most important Renaissance frescoes north of the Alps. The original frescoes by Tobias Stimmer were taken off the facade in 1935, preserved and displayed in the Museum zu Allerheiligen. The mural depicts and praises the civil virtues.

Munot club - guides and information
Munot club - guides and information0.3km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

The Munot Fortress was built in the 16th century by the inhabitants of Schaffhausen in enforced labour and characterizes the cityscape to this day. The town’s landmark attracts tourists and locals. Enjoy the fantastic views of the Old Town and the Rhine river scenery into the far distance. For over 400 years, the landmark of Schaffhausen, the Munot, has been proudly overlooking the town.

Obertorturm0.39km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

The Obertorturm in Schaffhausen's old town was first mentioned in a document in 1273 as “zem obern tor”. It is the oldest preserved building of the city fortifications.

Cholfirst2.36km from Kloster Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen

The Cholfirst , also called Kohlfirst , is the northernmost mountain range in the canton of Zurich in Switzerland with the highest point at 575 m above sea level. M. It borders the Zürcher Weinland in the north against the Rhine and in the east against the canton Thurgau and rises around 150 m above the surroundings. The Cholfirst is largely forested, steeply sloping towards the north towards the Rhine, more gently sloping with vineyards towards the Zurich wine country.

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Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. The Rhine Falls are the largest waterfalls in Europe and lie on the border of the canton of Schaffhausen.