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The place is near the river Weser next to the city of Höxter. Monastery Corvey and palace Since last year the list of our World Culture Heritage has one item more. This unique unit of palace and monastery at the river Weser represents the power of a rich culture. There is a palace once being the centre of a ruling family that was and still is directly bound and obliged to welfare of the region. There is the monastery on the other hand, a place from where christiansation started and found its strong counterpart in well organized people from the region. The church is an impressive building from the 9th century . The facade is massive simple gothic style and bears like a shell the relicts of the original parts from the 9th century. Tee interior itself is baroque and so this whole mixture makes the strong impact and bears a long history. Leica Q Pilgrimage to the new place on the list of the World culture Heritage
Last weekend we visited a monastery being also a palace and now this complex has become a world heritage subject: Schloss Corvey at Höxter at the River Weser. I'll show a few pictures in another thread. There was a fair and a garden party subject to all aspects of gardening as a life-style. I got some very good and practical tools there. A touch of Buddha could be felt when strolling through the park and all what it means to people living in their garden. Leica Q