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Maria Steinach Convent

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Not far from the San Giuseppe (St. Joseph) Parish Church in Riomolino (Mühlbach) is the early Gothic church of St. Mary and the adjacent Maria Steinach Convent. These were built in 1241 by Countess Adelaide, the daughter of Alberto, Count of Tyrol. Legend has it that two doves appeared to show where the Countess should build the convent. During the reign of the Austrian Emperor Joseph II, the convent was closed. It was re-opened in 1848 by the Dominican Order of Linz. Even today the convent is designed for meditation and is run by Dominican nuns. The convent church can be visited daily from 7am to 7pm.
Maria Steinach Convent
T: 0473 448655
Zip code: 39022
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Info-Hotline: +39 0473 448600
Tourist Office Algund | Hans Gamper Place 3 | I-39022 Algund bei Meran (BZ) | E-Mail: info@algund.com
Opening Hours
March - November (until 05th) MON-FRI 08.30am-6.30pm  |  SAT 09.00am-03.00pm  |  SON 9.15am-11.30am
November - March: MON-THU 08.30am-01.30am & 02.00pm - 06.00pm | FRI 08.30am-12.30am & 1.00pm-5.00pm