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CONVENT OF SAINT GALL - SWITZERLAND


The Convent of Saint Gall is the perfect example of a great Carolingian monastery. This convent rebuilt during the period of Abbot Gozbert (816-837) . It contains precious manuscripts in its Baroque library, including the earliest-known architectural plan drawn on parchment. From 1755 to 1768, the conventual area was rebuilt in Baroque style. The cathedral and the library are the main features of this remarkable architectural complex, reflecting 12 centuries of continuous activity.

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Abbey of St Gall