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This foundation is one of the oldest and richest of its kind in Austria and owns much of the land upon which the north-western suburbs of Vienna stand.
The impressive building complex, the greater part of which was constructed between 1730 and 1834, stands on a hill rising directly from the banks of the Danube.
Older buildings still extant within the complex include the old chapel of 1318, containing Saint Leopold's tomb and the 12th century Verdun Altar by Nicholas of Verdun. The monastery premises also include a treasury with the Archducal hat, a relic-chamber, and a library with 30,000 volumes and many manuscripts. The wine cellar contains an immense tunnel similar to the one at Heidelberg Castle in Heidelberg, Germany.
- Media related to Klosterneuburg Monastery at Wikimedia Commons
- Stift Klosterneuburg official website
- Augustinian Canons official website
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