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Michaelskloster

Michaelskloster

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Recommended by 1100 out of 1133 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald

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  • Jochen

    Impressively preserved foundations of the former monastery. On the small turret you can also get a good overview of the top.

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    • January 8, 2017

  • Anke 🤗

    Beautiful monastery ruins, two towers are accessible, in addition to the beautiful view of the Rhine plain, you can get an overview of the ruins. You can explore everything nicely and the boards inform exactly where which rooms were.

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    • June 28, 2020

  • Sabine

    The Michaelskloster has a fence around. Before inquiring about the opening hours.

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    • December 25, 2016

  • ℳᎯℛᏦUЅ﹏✍

    Michaelskloster on the Heiligenberg in Heidelberg was founded as a branch monastery of the Lorsch monastery in the 9th century on the site of an old cult site. Remains of foundations have been preserved from the site, which was abandoned in the 16th century.

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    • February 22, 2020

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    A little above the Thingstätte are the ruins of the St. Michael monastery.
    The foundation walls have been preserved and there are some information boards on the floor plan in the area.

    de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michaelskloster_(Heidelberg)

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    • May 26, 2018

  • Streifenhörnchen

    At the rear summit of the Heiligenberg (Heidelberg), where a Celtic and Roman place of worship had previously been, around 600 a permanent settlement was established. Around 870, the abbot of Lorsch founded a church dedicated to St. Michael, the later Michaelskloster. The monastery received rich estates in the area and was combined in the 13th century with the neighboring monastery of St. Stephen to a Premonstratensian provost. In 1537 the Michaelskloster was abandoned, the ruin served as a quarry.

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    • October 30, 2019

  • Streifenhörnchen

    At the rear summit of the Heiligenberg (Heidelberg), where a Celtic and Roman place of worship had previously been, around 600 a permanent settlement was established. Around 870, the abbot of Lorsch founded a church dedicated to St. Michael, the later Michaelskloster. The monastery received rich estates in the area and was combined in the 13th century with the neighboring monastery of St. Stephen to a Premonstratensian provost. In 1537 the Michaelskloster was abandoned, the ruin served as a quarry.

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    • October 30, 2019

  • The Bull Terrier, his Human & Food

    One of many beautiful ruins in the area. Not to mention the Thingstätte nearby.

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    • July 9, 2017

  • Michael

    Very impressive ruin with beautiful views from the walk-in towers.

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    • June 10, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    Beautiful ruins of a former monastery. From the tower you have a beautiful view over the Neckar.

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    • March 28, 2019

  • Oliver OSS

    This is a wonderful ruin, with beautiful views of the surroundings

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    • June 16, 2017

  • Ralf

    Beautiful old ruin with rest stop

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    • June 19, 2017

  • 🌲🅹︎🅴︎🅽︎🆂︎🌲

    Nice surprise after the ascent on the Philosophenweg.
    Remnants of the monastery and clearly visible grounds.
    A little below, a beautiful beer garden invites you to linger.

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    • February 24, 2020

  • Thomas 🖤💚

    The Michaelskloster on the Heiligenberg in Heidelberg was founded as a branch of the Lorsch monastery in the 9th century on the site of an old place of worship. Remains of foundations and two towers of different heights have been preserved from the site, which was abandoned in the 16th century.

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    • May 19, 2020

  • Herbert Picker

    Very impressive, has rewarded the rise

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    • June 15, 2019

  • Dirk

    Even more history. Former monastery, then stony, now ruin.

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    • February 28, 2019

  • Joehännes

    Walkable towers with a great view

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    • June 23, 2019

  • Sabine 🦁

    The Michaelskloster fell into disrepair in the 15th century and from then on served as a quarry. The ruins lie on a place that was already in use as a place of worship in pre-Christian times.
    The ruins of a previous Roman temple can still be seen clearly in today's monastery ruins.
    Both towers are accessible.

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    • March 27, 2021

  • Ondschi

    The Michaelskloster on the Heidelberger Heiligenberg was founded as a branch monastery of the Lorsch monastery in the 9th century on the site of an old place of worship

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    • July 16, 2022

  • Jonny

    The view extends in good visibility to the Black Forest

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    • October 12, 2018

  • Gull

    Very nice

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    • August 23, 2015

  • Ralf

    Very nice old monastery

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    • April 9, 2017

  • Wander-Hirsch

    Large, spacious facility. The size of the former monastery can be easily guessed from the almost completely preserved foundation walls. The complex is completely fenced and only accessible via a gate on the south side. Open only during the day!

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    • October 3, 2020

  • Paul

    Nice tour to Thingstätte and nearby monastery ruin.

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    • May 13, 2018


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Location: Electoral Palatinate, Germany

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