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Christian Monasteries

Below is an index of Christian monasteries around the world, ranging from old abbey ruins to working monasteries and including all religious orders from the Franciscans and Cistercians to the Templars. Image © Google Earth.




Monastery Index

Austria Abbey of St. Florian, Linz Melk Abbey Maria Loreto Convent, Salzburg Nonnberg Convent, Salzburg Stiftkirche St. Peter, Salzburg
Belgium
Abbaye de la Cambre, Brussels Anderlect Beguinage, Brussels
British Isles Anglesey Abbey, England Bath Abbey, England Buildwas Abbey, England Byland Abbey, England Dryburgh Abbey, Scotland Fountains Abbey, England Hailes Abbey, England Melrose Abbey, Scotland Peterborough Cathedral, England Rievaulx Abbey, England Skellig Michael Monastery, Ireland St. Michael's Mount, England Tintern Abbey, Wales Westminster Abbey, England Woburn Abbey, England Whitby Abbey, England
Croatia
Dubrovnik - Dominican Monastery Dubrovnik - Franciscan Monastery Lopud Island - Franciscan Monastery
Egypt
St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinai
France
Abbaye aux Dames, Caen Abbaye aux Hommes, Caen Abbey L'Escaladieu, Haute-Pyrenées Abbey of Alet-les-Bains, Haute-Pyrenées Abbey of Cîteaux, Burgundy Abbey of Cluny, Burgundy Abbey of Fontenay, Burgundy Abbey of Fontfroide, Languedoc Abbey of Saint-Hilaire, Haute-Pyrenées Abbey of Saint Martin d'Ainay, Rhône-Alpes Abbey of Sénanque, Provence Chartreuse du Val de Bénédiction, Provence Moissac Abbey Cloister, Midi-Pyrenees Mont St-Michel, Normandy
Germany
Bebenhausen Monastery, Tübingen Externsteine
Greece Great Meteoron Monastery, Meteora Holy Trinity Monastery, Meteora Monastery of St. John the Divine, Patmos Meteora Monasteries Mount Athos Monasteries Roussanou Monastery, Meteora St. Stephen Monastery, Meteora Varlaam Monastery, Meteora
Ireland
Clonmacnoise Glendalough Mellifont Abbey Monasterboice Riasc (Reask) Monastic Settlement Skellig Michael Monastery
Israel & West Bank
Bethlehem: Franciscan Church of St. Catherine Bethlehem: Shepherds' Fields Jerusalem: Monastery of the Cross
Italy
Assisi: Eremo della Carceri Assisi: San Damiano Convent Fossanova Abbey Monte Cassino Monastery Rome: Santa Cecilia Convent Subiaco: San Benedetto Monastery
Portugal
Mosteiro de Santa Maria, Alcobaca Mosteiro de Santa Maria da Vitoria, Batalha Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, Lisbon Convento do Carmo, Lisbon Convento de Cristo, Tomar
Russia Alexander Nevsky Monastery, St. Petersburg Andronik Monastery, Moscow Danilov Monastery, Moscow New Jerusalem Monastery, near Moscow Novodevichy (New Maiden's) Convent, Moscow Novospassky Monastery, Moscow
Spain
Convent of St. Teresa, Avila Monasterio de la Encarnacion, Madrid Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, Madrid Montserrat Shrine, Montserrat
Switzerland
Abbaye de Bonmont, Vaud Canton Convent of St. John, Müstair Convent of St. Gall, St. Gallen
Syria
Mar Mousa Monastery Monastery of St Simeon, Qal'a Sim'an Mar Takla and Mar Sarkis Monasteries, Maalula Convent of Our Lady, Seidnaya

Monastery Photos


Convento Carmo

16 photos
Fossanova Abbey
Fossanova
Abbey

188 photos

Fountains Abbey

101 photos
Mellifont Abbey Photos
Mellifont Abbey

50 photos
Monasterboice
Monasterboice

63 photos

Rievaulx Abbey

96 photos

Valmagne Abbey

18 photos
Whitby Abbey
Whitby Abbey

44 photos


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