Monastery Of St. Michael, Heidelberg

Monastery Of St. Michael, Heidelberg - Address

Address: Auf dem Heiligenberg, 69121 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Monastery Of St. Michael, Heidelberg

On top of the Heiligenberg Mountain is the monastery of St. Michael, most of it in ruins. The monastery has been left abandoned since the 16th century. The monastery was dedicated to the archangel St. Michael and all the saints. In 1070 the relics of Abbot Friedrich von Hirsau were kept here and the monastery became a place for holy pilgrimage. Interestingly, during excavation some artefacts have been found from the Roman period and before that.

Monastery Of St. Michael Information

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes.

How To reach Monastery Of St. Michael by Public Transport

  • At Heidelberg main station ask locals for directions.
  • You’ll have to drive or walk here.

Restaurants Near Monastery Of St. Michael

  • La Fee Bar Cafe
  • Zum Spreisel
  • Wirtshaus zum Nepomuk

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