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Walkenried (German pronunciation: [valkənˈʁiːt]) is a municipality in the district of Osterode, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the southern Harz, approx. 15 km south of Braunlage, and 15 km northwest of Nordhausen. Walkenried is also the seat of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Walkenried. The village was principally known as the location of Walkenried Abbey, the third Cistercian monastery established on German-speaking territory, founded in 1127 and secularised in 1668.


Is Walkenried in Germany on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Walkenried is Leipzig. Leipzig, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Walkenried.

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Facts and Stats for Walkenried*

  • Living in Walkenried - Quality of Life

    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.94 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Walkenried

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Walkenried

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 46.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.6 USD

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