walking around the ruins and the grounds of the abbey is an experience, especially if you're interested in architecture and history. Good way to spend some time in the great outdoors
Came across this place by accident when looking for a toilet! Just had to have a look around. A historic site with the ruins of a church surrounded by lovely gardens. Great architecture to look at and well worthy of a stroll inside and outside down to the river. Extremely well kept and an asset to the lovely town.
It had been 17 years since I first visited Cong, and I was full of anticipation. We forget, the things change.... I am sure the flat and unattractive Catholic Church was not there then and somehow it distorted the place. But as soon as I , wet with rain, entered the cloisters, memory flooded back. Sweet familiarity. One thing was... 更多
True, there's not much left of the structure itself, but if you're in the area it's worth a look. Cong is a charming little town, and the abbey is easily accessible, not at all treacherous, and there's no admission fee. Plan on about 15-20 minutes to see it all. The history of Cong Abbey is pretty interesting, so I suggest... 更多
We walked into Cong from the castle and stumbled across the Royal Abbey ruins. There is not much left to View. It is right in the heart of Cong.
Congrats is a small emphasis on small so visitors look for the popular places to see. It is in crowed, quiet and sits in the middle of the town. Wander through and use your imagination to travel back in time.
Hate to admit I have walked past the Abbey in the past. What a mistake The work that remains is wonderful. The carving in the stone is fabulous. Wander around take a look at the detail wonderful The Abbey backs on to the park and the river. The monks fishing spit too is very impressive sitting in the middle of... 更多