Melk is a city of Austria, in the federal state of Niederosterreich (Lower Austria), next to the Wachau valley along the Danube. Melk has a population of app. 6,000 people. In a very small area, Melk presents a great deal of architectural variety from many centuries. Find property for sale in Melk.
Clearly, the vast majority of all visitors to Melk come for the monastery, as it is arguably the most famous, most elaborate and most important of all the nation’s many monasteries. However, visitors should not ignore the small town of Melk surrounding the abbey. There are plenty of sights that are worth a closer look once you manage to penetrate the thick layer of tourists that crowd the place especially during the summer.
Melk Abbey (German: Stift Melk) was originally a palace, and it shows. Located on the bank of the Danube River between Salzburg and Vienna, Melk Abbey stands crowned by towers and resplendent in a golden hue. The impressive Baroque ensemble at Melk was built in 1702-1736 by architect Jakob Prandtauer. Especially noteworthy is the church with magnificent frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr and the library containing countless medieval manuscripts. The monastic community of Melk is over 900 years old and black-robed Benedictine monks still stroll amidst the marble sculptures and frescoed walls. It is now also a prestigious coed monastery school with more than 700 students. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Melk.
Municipalities of Melk district are: Artstetten-Pobring, Bergland, Bischofstetten, Blindenmarkt, Dorfstetten, Dunkelsteinerwald, Emmersdorf an der Donau, Erlauf, Golling an der Erlauf, Hofamt Priel, Hurm, Kilb, Kirnberg an der Mank, Klein-Pochlarn, Krummnussbaum, Leiben, Loosdorf, Mank, Marbach an der Donau, Maria Taferl, Melk, Munichreith-Laimbach, Neumarkt an der Ybbs, Nochling, Persenbeug-Gottsdorf, Petzenkirchen, Pochlarn, Poggstall, Raxendorf, Ruprechtshofen, Sankt Leonhard am Forst, Sankt Martin-Karlsbach, Sankt Oswald, Schollach, Schonbuhel-Aggsbach, Texingtal, Weiten, Ybbs an der Donau, Yspertal and Zelking-Matzleinsdorf
Check properties in other districts of Niederosterreich/Lower Austria region: Amstetten, Baden, Bruck an der Leitha, Ganserndorf, Gmund, Hollabrunn, Horn, Korneuburg, Krems, Lilienfeld, Mistelbach, Modling, Neunkirchen, Scheibbs, St. Polten, Tulln, Waidhofen an der Thaya, Waidhofen an der Ybbs, Wiener Neustadt and Zwettl.
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