It has served an important center for the arts, culture and science since the 8th Century. Carlo Antonio Carlone created the existing Baroque monastery structure in the 17th Century.
The art collection’s greatest treasure is the famous chalice, “Tassilokelch” from the year 777. In Europe’s first skyscraper, the so called “Mathematics Tower,” there’s a significant Natural Science collection. It’s considered to be Austria’s oldest observatory. Fresh fish, in the perfectly shaped fish breeding container, enhance the bill of fare of the monks and the guests of the Stiftskeller. On the return trip to Salzburg, there’s still time to visit the original Triangle Church in Stadl-Paura.