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Windegg Mansion in Reichenau

Windegg Mansion in Reichenau, Germany

Windegg Mansion (Schloss Windegg) also known as the ‘Bürgle‘ was founded in the 14th century as a guesthouse for a nearby abbey. There is a rumour that Pope Martin V stayed here for some time after his election in 1417 at the Council of Constance.

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Abbeys

Mittelzell Abbey on Reichenau Island

Abbey of Reichenau at Reichenau Island, Germany

Mittelzell Abbey was founded in 724 by Saint Pirmin. Later the abbey got famous for the Reichenau School producing lavishly illuminated manuscripts during the late 10th and early 11th centuries. More…