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You will find the Monastery in the city center of Aalborg. A peaceful little spot in the vibrant down town area. During the summer period public tours are arranged where you get to see special parts of the monastery. Today, there is 28 apartments...more
On a walking tour we were shown the Monastery it was built in 1451 for the Monks & Nuns of the time, now its 28 apartments for seniors. In 1940-45 there was a group of young people called the Churchill Group who fought the Nazis...More
This is a former monastery built in the 1400's that is now rented to seniors & considered a plum if you live here given its central location and lovely surroundings. The tour guide gave us a bit of lore about a nun and a monk...More
Interior access is only possible with a guided tour but there is much to see on the outside. The guide narrated the history of these buildings, explaining that, today, the complex is home to 28 senior citizen apartments (sitting out in their courtyard, scowling at...More
Now these buildings host senior citizens but the monastery dates back to 1451. It is also considered the best preserved monastery of the Order of the Holy Ghost north of the Alps.
The buildings housed both monks and religious nuns separately. But the story goes...More