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Joined community Walkenried

Rural district Osterode, Harz

The joined community Walkenried consits of the villages Walkenried, Zorge and Wieda.

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The monastery village and state approved climatic resort Walkenried has a population of ca. 2.570 and is surrounded by numerous natural ponds and forests. Walkenried was first recorded in the year 1085.

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Historical centre in Walkenried is the over 850 years old Cistercian monastery, which has been extensively renovated since 1978. The Cistercian monastery offers regularly guided tours. After the guided tour one can enjoy lovely cake at the coffee shop, which is located on the monastery premises.

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On the first Saturday in September the popular monastery market takes place in Walkenried.
The cultural highlights are the Walkenried cloister concerts, which take place from June to October.

...well worth seeing

'Gypsum Museum', Bahnhofstraße 17, Walkenried

'Local Museum', Am Kurpark 4, Zorge,

Tel.: +49 5588 335

'Wine Glass - Museum', Tourist-Information Wieda

Tel.: +49 5586 96606

'Prior - Teich', Natural outdoor swimming pool near Walkenried


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