About this building
The abbey was founded on the banks of the Danube River by a Hiberno-Scottish mission. It was dissolved in 1803 during the secularization of Bavaria. The Abbey was re-founded in re-founded by King Ludwig I.
The abbey is well-known for its historic brewery, one of the oldest monastic breweries in the world that still operates today. The monastic ensemble also includes a guesthouse and a monastery shop.