- Founded in 760, the Kloster Schäftlarn changed allegiances several times over the centuries, the last time being in 1866 when it was transferred to the Benedictines. Most of the buildings were constructed in 1702-07 according to plans drawn up by Giovanni Antonio Viscardis. The monastery chapel was rebuilt between 1733-57 and provides an excellent example of Bavarian Baroque. The interior contains frescos by Johann Baptist Zimmermann; the altar and pulpit were built by sculptor Johann Baptist Straub. Visitors should make sure that they sample the monks brew in the beer garden. The Kloster Schäftlarn is also open for concerts . Those visiting Schäftlarn would be well advised to take a walk through the lovely countryside after a visit to the monastery.
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