Klosterneuburg Monastery in Lower Austria was founded by Margrave Leopold III and his wife Agnes of Germany in the year 1114.
Due to his foundation of monasteries, such as Heiligenkreuz Abbey, Kleinmariazell Sancturay and Seitenstretten Abbey, Margrave Leopold III was canonized. Since 1663 he is patron saint of Austria. 1133 the monastery was handed to the Augustinian canons, 50 international canons still live in the monastery today.
The domes decorated with the crowns of the Habsburgs document the influence of the Habsburg dynasty.
Klosterneuburg Monastery is a popular travel destination in Lower Austria for visitors interested in culture.
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