Kloster Kamp

Kloster Kamp

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Recommended by 376 out of 401 cyclists


  • DirkOnTour

    Kamp Kamp in Kamp-Lintfort was founded in 1123 as the first Cistercian monastery in German-speaking countries and has experienced and participated in so many things throughout history. It was long abandoned to decay and has been restored and refurbished in recent

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    • December 29, 2016

  • Jochen

    Kamp, founded in 1123, a former abbey, was the first Cistercian monastery in the former German-speaking area.

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    • August 30, 2017

  • Maik

    When in 1123 the monastery was founded as the first Cistercian monastery in German territory (Holy Roman Empire of German Nations) on the Kamper Heights, no one could have guessed that the complex would be affectionately named after the castle built in Potsdam only centuries later. Particularly characteristic is the terrace and baroque garden, which was created in the 18th century after the Thirty Years' War and is arranged in steps similar to Park Sanssouci. After the secularization and abandonment of the monastery in 1802, the complex was used from 1954 to 2002 by a Carmelite Order.

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    • July 18, 2017

  • Norbert Kopka

    The garden, part of the State Garden Exhibition in 2020, the church, the monastery and all its stories are worth a visit. But the many events in and around the monastery are also high lights. Musical treats in the Rococo hall, Kamper night, medieval market, organ concerts, art exhibitions, immersion exhibitions and training courses, open air theater performances are just the things that come to mind spontaneously. Of course, the surrounding area around the monastery is a nice area for the runner and cyclist.

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    • May 2, 2018

  • Guido B

    Allegedly, the gardens were used as a model for Postam

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    • September 17, 2018

  • Hotte. de

    You can buy super herb garden, plants.

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    • July 9, 2019

  • Roman

    Museum Kloster Kamp is part of the clerical and cultural center Kloster Kamp.

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    • May 13, 2018

  • krefelder80

    Always nice to visit the monastery garden and the church there!

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    • July 30, 2018

  • Hotte. de

    At the top there is a herb garden, which you can also buy, extraordinary herbs.

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    • April 22, 2019

  • Herbert

    A real gem, because this garden is maintained in exemplary fashion.

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    • June 20, 2019

  • Bernd K.

    Here you can enjoy delicious cakes and coffee for a donation of at least 3 Euro.

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    • June 22, 2019

  • Koga-Willi 🚲👣

    From May 2020 the monastery gardens will be part of the LAGA 2020 (State Garden Show)
    Information here:

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    • April 28, 2020

  • Mosmas

    The view from the parapet wall into the perfectly symmetrical monastery garden is a highlight.

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    • May 27, 2018

  • Marina

    Beautiful monastery garden, nice for a little break, a few photos

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    • August 24, 2018

  • Christa Krueger-Herres

    Part of the State Garden Show with restaurant

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    • July 8, 2020

  • FRED

    Monastery Kamp beautiful garden good cafe

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    • October 26, 2017

  • Petra

    Like in another world. Absolutely visit

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    • August 21, 2018

  • Didi

    Very nice area, including a great herb garden.

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    • August 23, 2021

  • Günter

    House Alte Schmiede

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    • September 30, 2018

  • Ute

    State Garden Show 2020

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    • July 12, 2020

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Location: Kamp-Lintfort, Wesel, Lower Rhine Region, Düsseldorf District, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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