A Benedictine abbey was founded here in 744 by Sturmi, a disciple of Saint Boniface. It eventually became one of the most important seats of learning in Europe during the early middle ages. The principality was secularized in 1802 and eventually annexed by Prussia in 1866.
Catholic places of interest in Fulda:
The Fulda Cathedral (Tomb of St. Boniface)
Saint Michael’s Church (one of the oldest churches in Germany & patterned after the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem}.