in, lake Constance, under his kinsmen, Abbots Hatto and Erlebald, where he became a monk and was ordained a priest. Einsiedeln abbey, the abbey as seen from the left. Location: m server: cloudflare, cF-RAY: 44965b25d1bf5c75-STL, hTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently. Meinrad Archabbey. The abbey as seen from the east. The ferry services allowed the pilgrims towards Einsiedeln to cross the lake before the prehistoric Holzbrücke Rapperswil-Hurden at the Seedamm isthmus was re-built between 13Endingen, the Einsiedlerhaus, and even the lake area are still in the possession of the Einsiedeln abbey, as well as the. 2018 TripAdvisor LLC All rights reserved. He died on January 21, 861, at the hands of two robbers who thought that the hermit had some precious treasures, but during the next 80 years the place was never without one or more hermits emulating Meinrad's example. The great church has been many times rebuilt, the last time by Abbot Maurus between the years 17The last big renovation ended after more than twenty years in 1997. This place dipicts the area of Bethlehem accurately reproduced as a model. In 965 Gregory, the third Abbot of Einsiedeln, was made a prince of the Holy Roman Empire by Emperor Otto I, and his successors continued to enjoy the same dignity up to the cessation of the empire in the beginning of the 19th century. External links edit This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Herbermann, Charles,. TripAdvisor LLC is not responsible for content on external web sites. In Other TLDs, no data.