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Monastery of the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel re-opened after renovation

The convent of the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is once again fully open to the public. The monastery was a time closed because of restoration.

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The convent of the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, one of the most-visited places of France, is once again fully open to the public. That is learned from the national Centre for Monuments CMN. The monastery was a time closed because of restoration.

The site of Mont-Saint-Michel is classified as a Unesco world heritage site. By the work, which a price tag hangs from two million euro, visitors could not longer gaze at the large kloosterraam. The terrace on the west side of the building, that the best view of the bay, however, remained open to the public.

A quarter of the galleries of the eighteenth-century Gothic monastery, that is unique in the world because it is 80 metres high, could also still be visited.

The garden of the convent will only be finished in the spring of 2018, says the CMN.

The work, which will start beginning of 2017, had to be the seal of the monastery to recover above the prestigious hall, several vaults were affected by the fungus.

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