More photos in the vicinity:
Monastery of Melk
Danube and the Castle of Schönbühel
Schloss Schönbühel

Stift Melk is one of the largest Austrian monasteries. The building (only a tiny part is visible here) is built on a rock above the Danube at the entrance to Wachau. The more than 1200 windows of the building show the shere dimension of this monastery.
Stift Melk
Date: Jun 01, 2003
Longitude: 15° 19.66'
Latitude: 48° 13.70'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy LOC map collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-29