The Monastery Pforta is a former Cistercian abbey in the Naumburg city district of Schulpforte. This abbey has been used as a public school for gifted students since 1543. The Monastery Church with its original building forms and substance is an excellent example of 13th century Cistercian architecture. Built in approximately 1251 the choir of the church is architecturally related to developments experienced on the west choir of the Naumburg Cathedral, indicating an influence of the Naumburg Master.


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