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Kloster Weltenburg (Weltenburg Abbey) is a Benedictine monastery on the river Danube near the city of Kelheim in Bavaria. The monastery, founded by Irish or Scottish monks in about 620, is considered to be the oldest monastery in Bavaria. It is also famous for its brewery Weltenburger Klosterbrauerei. The brewery, in operation since 1050 and famous for its dark beer, is the oldest monastery brewery in the world.