What You Can Look Forward to Seeing
The Library has two floors and the ceiling is decorated with frescoes by Paul Troger. It houses around 80,000 priceless medieval works The Emperors Gallery is 650ft. designed with portraits of Austrian royalty. The view of the river from the terrace is amazing and Napoleon probably used it as his headquarters.. Melk Abbey has 11 rooms. The first room is called listen to your heart; a man named Benedict left Rome and lived in the Mountains of Subiaco as a hermit. He had an experience with God. Later he became a wise father of monks. Benedict died in the middle of the 6th century. The second room it’s the house of God and Man; Leopold the 2nd founded a Benedictine monastery in Melk in 1089. Following that there is a terrace with a lovely view of the river and Melk Library with beautiful architecture.
The Melk Abbey times are in the morning until the evening. There is the Danube river cruise that brings you to Melk Abbey to visit. There are also options of driving or taking the train. The Address is Abt-Berthold-Dietmayr-Strabe 1, 3390 Melk, Austria.