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Abbey of Ottobeuren

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Incredible Ottobeuren is a Benedictine Abbey, located in Ottobeuren, near Memmingen in the Bavarian Allgäu, Germany.

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Abbey of Ottobeuren

  1. 1. Ottobeuren is a Benedictine abbey, located in Ottobeuren, near Memmingen in the Bavarian Allgäu, Germany. Round view
  2. 2. Bibliotheca Ottenburana.
  3. 3. Bibliotheca Ottenburana.
  4. 4. Ottobeuren Abbey and, especially, Ottobeuren Basilica have some of the best Baroque and Rococo style interiors worldwide. Though, just a few realise the wealth of symbolic messages in the architecture and embellishments of Basilica - such as the four richly dressed and embellished skeletons
  5. 5. The building of Ottobeuren Abbey is older than basilica and is designed in late Baroque style. This large building is 142 by 128 m large. Abbey has ornate Baroque and Rococo interiors, several rooms are not less adorned than basilica. Especially beautiful is library (Bibliotheca Ottenburana). This library has a valuable collection of medieval manuscripts
  6. 6. J. M. Feuchtmayer is considered to be one of the finest artists of his time. His work on the Ottobeuren Abbey, one of the most magnificent churches of the Baroque era, was especially important. The stucco that dominates the design is his.Feuchtmayer was born in Wessobrunn, Bavaria.

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