Andechs Monastery is an active monastery located between Munich and Ammersee Lake, in the town of Andechs, Germany. It is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in Bavaria, and draws visitors and pilgrims from all over the world. The monastery was founded in 1455, and has since grown to include a chapel, a Benedictine Abbey, and other structures. The monastery is still an active place of worship and its complex offers stunning views of the rolling Bavarian countryside. Located atop a hill, its courtyard and terrace offer stunning views of the lake, the town of Andechs, and the surrounding hills. The monastery is also a popular spot for hiking and outdoor activities, with a diverse array of trails that connect to nearby towns and forests. Visitors can also enjoy a range of activities, including music performances and scenic walks. As one of the most religious sites in Germany, the monastery is home to many important pilgrimage festivals and special religious services, offering visitors a unique glimpse into Bavarian culture and Christianity.
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