Klosterneuburg

Hidden in the forest beside the Danube River, the wealthy town of Klosterneuburg is treasured for it's fine wines and rich history.

The Klosterneuburg Monastery, the existence of which was first documented in 1108 and soon after was given to the Augustinians, is of particular historical importance. On a hill rising directly from the banks of the Danube stand the buildings of the Augustine canonry, founded in 1114. This order is one of the oldest and richest of its kind in Austria; it owns much of the land upon which the north-western suburbs of Vienna stand. Among the points of interest within it are the old chapel, with Leopold's tomb and the Verdun Altar, dating from the 12th century, the treasury and relic-chamber, the library, the picture gallery, the collection of coins, the theological hall, and the winecellar.
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