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Augustiner Chorherrenstift St. Florian

Stiftsstrasse 1 A-4490 St. Florian, St. Florian, Austria
43 7224 8902-0
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Well worth the bus trip from Lintz. We caught a local bus from the bus depot at the main station, arriving at St Florian village where there was no evidence of what eye were about to experience. We wandered up the hill to find a most spectacular Baroque church. Absolutely mind blowing. We have visited many churches through Europe and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

The church and the the outside are truly impressive. To bad that the opening hours for guided tours are very limited, and that the Baedecker guide book gives wrong hours.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We spent the best part of a day wandering around the Abbey site, took a vey good guided tour through part of the Abbey, the Church and crypt. Check their tour timetable on the web before you go, as they are well worth doing. And if you like organ music, don't miss the recital in the church whenever it is... More

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Kent, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

The Augustiner Chorherrenstift at St. Florian is not as heavily visited as the more well-known Stift at Melk, but it is definitely worth a visit. There is an over-all lightness to the church. The main church is beautifully proportioned with exceptional plaster work on the ceilings, a stunning organ, and remarkable carved choir stalls. The choir stalls include a tremendous... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

I had the chance to visit St. Florian in the European summer of 2008, and I can't say enough great things about this place. It is one big complex with a good mix of things to see, due to its rich cultural past. As you enter the grounds, you will notice perfectly manicured gardens. Being an abbey, there is of... More

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