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Muri Abbey, Muri

#6 of 19 in Historic Sites in Canton of Aargau
Must see · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Muri Abbey (German: Kloster Muri) is a Benedictine monastery dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours. It flourished for over eight centuries at Muri, in the Canton of Aargau, near Basel, Switzerland. It is currently established as Muri-Gries in South Tyrol and was formerly a part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
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  • An unexpectedly pleasant visit to the Abbey, its museums and church. There were only two of us on Friday morning. The ticket lady was very helpful and patient with our heavily accented German. I...  more »
  • We visited the former Benedictine monastery, with cloister, crypt and the biggest nave in Switzerland. Alongside the fascinating monastery, we viewed the collection by Caspar Wolf, Switzerland’s most....  more »
  • Very old st. Benedict
  • A visit to Muri is necessary for the historical interest of the place but alas there are very few explanations in French and the audioguides are in German or English. Very beautiful baroque abbey and magnificent cloister with paintings on glass.
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