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Stairway to Heaven~

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I found the stairway to heaven!

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It is in Melk Abbey in lower Austria.

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The Benedictine Abbey was founded in the 12th century and is the oldest continuously operating school in Austria.
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900 lucky co-educational pupils attend school here.
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The Abbey over looks the The Danube River,
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and the medieval town of Melk which was the center of intellectual life in Austria in the middle ages.

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It is off the beaten tourist path in November and is a wonderful place to explore.

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Melk is in the Wachau Valley section of The Danube River which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Cheers to you from the stunning Wachau Valley~