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Chorin Abbey Travel Guide

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Chorin Abbey.


The Cistercian Abbey of Chorin was founded by in 1258 by the Margrave of Ascania and had a far-reaching influence on the Slavic population that occupied the region in medieval times. Chorin Abbey is generally considered one of the finest examples of Brick Gothic in East Germany. The abbey was dissolved in 1542 following the Protestant Reformation.

Opening Hours & Admission

The abbey is open daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm from April to September, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm the rest of the year.

Admission costs 4 € for adults and 2.5 € for concessions and children from 7 years old. Between June and September guided tours (1 €) are held every Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Tours available in English, German, Swedish, Polish, French and Spanish.

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