• “The lost parchment” – a discovery ticket for families.
  • Exciting tours with expert guides.
  • Audio guide for individual touring.

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The St. Gallen Abbey District was one of Europe’s most significant cultural centres. Its library is one of the oldest and richest in the world.

“The wonder of written communication” is at the heart of the St. Gallen Abbey District, UNESCO World Heritage Site: Nowhere else in Europe can such a concentration of early medieval writings and documents be found. In the new exhibition hall, the Abbey’s archive presents its unique documents and the library shows the famous St. Gallen Kloster plan in its original.

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