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The monastery was founded in 1256 under the rule of "Ludwig der Strenge", Duke of Bavaria. After having executed his first wife on(mistaken suspicion of adultery he was ordered to build a monastery by Pope Alexander IV. Perhaps partly due to a sense of guilt, the Duke maintained and equipped the monastery favorable until his death in 1294.
The beer garden with its impressive baroque castle-like backdrop is an idyllic setting which has become a popular venue amongst locals who often come in groups of friends and unwrap their home cooked food in true Bavarian style. For those who do not bring their own food, the restaurant and self-serviced area offers Bavarian specialties, using
locally and often ecological ingredients from surrounding farmlands. The beer garden is part of a 4-star hotel situated in a separate area across the abbey.
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