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Aerial view - Kloster St. Trudpert.jpg
An active monastery (function) Edit or translate this description.
Group: Religion
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Status: in usePage for proposal

Monastery denotes the site of a monastery (or canonry, convent, comandry or hermitage), sometimes just a building, or a complex of buildings, that houses a room reserved for prayer (e.g. an oratory) as well as the domestic quarters and workplaces (including gardens) of monastics, whether monks or nuns, and whether living in community or alone (hermits).

How to map

Use the tag amenity=monastery on a closed way (area) area drawn around the perimeter of a site (preferred), or on a node node placed at the centrepoint of a site.

Tags to use in combination

Any tag you like, in particular consider to add these:

Monastics, mendicants or canons regular

Monks or nuns

If you want to be explicit about the gender of the community you can use these subtags:

See also