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Switzerland, Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair

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Location Müstair, Switzerland
Coordinates N46 37 46.02 E10 26 51.54
Date of Inscription 1983
Property 2,036 ha

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/269 )

The Convent of Müstair, which stands in a valley in the Grisons, is a good example of Christian monastic renovation during the Carolingian period. It has Switzerland's greatest series of figurative murals, painted c. A.D. 800, along with Romanesque frescoes and stuccoes.

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