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Pfäfers Monastery Church

Church · Ferienregion Heidiland · 823 m
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A power place with an exciting legend
In the former monastery church one finds wonderful energies, whereby the actual power place is not accessible. It is obvious that a church has been built here. But why a monastery? The special geographical position of this place must have been the decisive factor. The access roads to Graubünden and over the passes have led past here. The abbey served as a hospice for the monks who moved from Reichenau via St. Gallen, Pfäfers and Disentis to Como and Bobbio. Saint Pirminus wanted to have a monastery built at Maschlins. A worker was wounded and a white dove carried the bloody chip into the wooded hill. Where she dropped it, Pirmin recognized the right place for the monastery. The place of a church or a monastery is often founded on a legend. The dove functions here as a so-called pointing animal. However, it is doubtful whether St. Pirmin founded the monastery himself. Pfäfers is not mentioned in his Heiligenvita. You'll find energy under the pulpit.

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2'756'965E 1'206'422N
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46.990285, 9.502293
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46°59'25.0"N 9°30'08.3"E
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32T 538194 5204207
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Pfäfers Monastery Church

Am Platz 1
7312 Pfäfers
Phone +41 81 300 40 20 Fax +41 (0)81 300 40 21

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