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Tholey Abbey was first mentioned as early as in 634 A.D. and is therefore the oldest monastery on German soil.
The abbey recently had the great pleasure to receive three choir windows created by famous German artist Gerhard Richter - whose only other church windows can be seen inside Cologne Cathedral.
It was during the inauguration festival week when we incidentally arrived there.
This image is not meant to show the new windows but the total architectural situation of the interior. For the windows see https://www.trekearth.com/gallery/photo1588731.htm

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