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St.-Nikolaus-Hospital Review

The Renaissance philosopher and theologian Nikolaus Cusanus (1401–64) was born in Kues. The St.-Nikolaus-Hospital is a charitable Stiftung (foundation) he established in 1458, and it still operates a home for the elderly and a wine estate.

Mosel-Weinmuseum. Within St.-Nikolaus-Hospital is a wine museum as well as a bistro. There's also a Vinothek (wineshop). in the vaulted cellar, where you can sample more than 150 wines from the entire Mosel-Saar-Ruwer region. St.-Nikolaus-Hospital, Cusanusstr. 2, 54470. Museum €5, Vinothek €15 for admission and wine tasting. Apr.–Oct., daily 10–6; Nov.–Mar., daily 11–5.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Cusanusstr. 2, Bernkastel-Kues, 54470 | Map It
  • Phone: 06531/2260
  • Cost: Tours €5
  • Hours: Tours Tues. at 10:30 and Fri. at 3
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  • Location: Bernkastel-Kues
Updated: 11-14-2013

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