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Cistercians' daily routines were strictly regulated, as were their mealtimes.
Abbot Bernhard Buchinger compiled a cookbook of more than 1,000 recipes, not all of which conformed to Benedictine rules.
What makes Maulbronn special is not just the monastery complex, but also the surrounding cultural landscape, which was shaped by the Cistercians.
Fish farming was extremely important for the Maulbronn monks. They constructed a unique pond system.
WATER FOR LIFE AND WORK
The Cistercian's unusual water system served multiple purposes, some of which are still used today.
Many cultural and scientific greats from German history attended a Württemberg monastic school.
The complex remains of particular interest because it is one of the best-preserved medieval Cistercian monasteries north of the Alps.
An impressive conclusion to the restoration work in the Maulbronn monastery church: the founding of a new bell.
Over the course of two years, the monastery church was equipped with a new Grenzing organ, with a pedal and 35 stops across three manuals.
The UNESCO monument in your wallet: Maulbronn Monastery represents the state of Baden-Württemberg.
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