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The most significant building and former Einhard Basilica of St. Marcellinus and Peter, with relics of Saints Marcellinus and Peter; lies in the middle of the city center of Seligenstadt. The monastery complex, which was built between 830 and 840, can today be experienced in its baroque transformation. Since 1925 she wears the Pope Pius XI. awarded honorary title of a Basilica minor. Although the building has changed dramatically over the centuries, it is still one of the most impressive basilica with Carolingian structures north of the Alps. For nearly a thousand years, monks lived and worked behind the walls of the monastery according to the rules of St. Benedict, until the monastery was dissolved in 1803 in the course of secularization. The Benedictine monastery complex with baroque wings and large gardens and gardens has been fully restored.de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Marcellinus_und_Petrus_(Seligenstadt)
October 16, 2018
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