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|Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.||08/16/2005||1,344|
|(Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaša) is a mediaeval monastery located in the town of Alcobaša, in central Portugal. It was founded by the first Portuguese King, Afonso Henriques, in 1153, and maintained a close association with the Kings of Portugal throughout its history.|
The church and monastery were the first Gothic buildings in Portugal, and, together with the Monastery of S...
|Antvorskov was the principal monastery for the order of Brothers Hospitallers of St. John of God, located in the current town of Slagelse on Zealand, Denmark.|
It was founded in 1165 by Valdemar the Great. Hans Tausen, who is credited as being a leading catalyst for the Danish Reformation, lived at the monastery and gave a sermon in 1525 that launched the reformation.
|Aebelholt Monastery on North-Zealand was build in the 12th. century and was a monastery untill the reformation. It was famous for it's medical knowledge and had it's own hospital.|
During escavations they have found skeletons of a woman with a foetus and a man of 25 who was burried alive, the monks thaught he was dead but he wasn't. In the nearby museum you can see both. You can see how t...
|The monastery on Hoved°ya in the Oslo fjord was built in 1147 by English cisterciensian monks.||09/10/2005||325|
|From the 11th century to 1537 the Wuelzburg was a monastery. The monastery was converted 1688 into a fortress.||09/09/2006||347|
|"Our Lady of the Prairies" Trappist Monastery ruins on the outskirts of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.|
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|Monastery Lluc, Mallorca. Place of pilgrimage, where monks still live // Kloster Lluc, Mallorca. Wichtigster Wallfahrtsort der Mallorquiner, ist eines von wenigen Kl÷stern auf der Insel, in dem immer noch M÷nche leben.||08/11/2005||557|
|Monastery near Dzat÷(4071m).||06/26/2006||320|
|This beautifull garden is a part of the franciscan monastery of nice. From it you can have a very nice panoramic view on the town of Nice. ||11/30/2005||357|
|(Portuguese: Mosteiro de Jesus) at the city of Set˙bal, in Portugal, is the main historical monument of the city.|
It is one of the first buildings in the Manueline style, the Portuguese version of late Gothic.
The cloisters of the convent houses the museum of the Monastery (Museu de Jesus).
|Saydnaya christian monastery Syria|
Saidnaya christliches Kloster Syrien