Otterberg
Cistercian Abbey
Dated
12th / 13th century
History
The cistercian abbey of Otterberg was founded in 1143. The construction of the abbey started in 1168, in the year 1254 the church was sanctified.
During several wars in 16th century the abbey has been destroyed.
From 18th century the church chatholics and protestants shared the church. A wall was built to seperate their parts of the church. The wall has been removed in 1979.
Description
Only the church and the chapter house are conserved from the original abbey.
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