St. Gallen Abbey is the best example of the Carolingian monastery. It was one of the important churches in Europe since the secularization of the 8th century to 1805. The collections, which are rich in the world's oldest books, contain valuable and invaluable manuscripts such as architectural drawings originally drawn on sheepskin. From 1755 to 1768, the church area was rebuilt with Baroque architecture, while the cathedral and library remained the focus of this building, and now individual damaged monasteries have been connected to form a monastery community.
After passing through the last remaining ancient doorway of the year, we came to the entire courtyard. This gate is like a bridge between time and space, connecting the modern society of the 21st century with the ancient European culture of the 18th century and even earlier. Sitting down at the centuries-old chocolate shop next to the square, looking at the window outside the window to wash the old monastery, and savoring the scent of the homemade scent in the store, this bourgeois feeling makes me linger.
St. Gallen, the hub of the important train line in eastern Switzerland, is located in the valleys of the two mountains in northeastern Switzerland. It is known as the City of Thousands because there are many steps on the hills on both sides of the city. What attracts attention here is that it has a superb world cultural heritage: St. Gallen Abbey.