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Franziskanerkirche

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Address: Franziskanergasse / Sigmund Haffner Gasse, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 43662843629
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We were walking by and decided to take a look although we did plan to. Franziskanerkirche was quite a surprise - dark entrance leading among soaring gothic columns to the bright... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were walking by and decided to take a look although we did plan to. Franziskanerkirche was quite a surprise - dark entrance leading among soaring gothic columns to the bright area around the altar. Much calmer and much less visited than the cathedral. A church with ambience.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very old church, with three different architectural styles. The athmosphere is very intimate, the visit is a real must

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Pearl City, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Honolulu Chorale provided the mass music, mostly Hawaiian hymns. We were perched high in the choir loft looking down into the nave. We really didn't get to see much of the outside because we were there to perform, but we did see the innards of the top floors--old wood, very atmospheric. This is more the people's church historically but... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

There are a large number of churches in Salzburg but this one sticks in the mind because of its amazing ceiling. The architectural style is a bit different to the majority of the other churches which makes it well worth popping your head inside.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stop in for no other reason than to leave the Baroque behind. This gothic structure is one of the few in the area. The Franciscan Church is not as visited and so seems more peaceful and prayerful. It also allows you to spend more quality time visiting. Oh, and it's free!

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A beautiful Cathedral, of different Gothic architecture. It was very peaceful and elegantly lovely. It is worth a little visit. There are many interesting details to watch for, especially in the stone carvings.

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

When you visit the center of Salzburg, don´t miss this church. You will find a silent place with a lot of interesting details. Especially a romanic part which is hard to find in the rest of town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Though the the Church`s past history in the early christian period is not very clear,the church stands out as an amalgamation of various architectural styles from the romantic age to the present.One sees a slender Gothic church with large number of middle class followers.The church passed through many turbulent times of destruction & fire ravages but now essentially a work... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This church is an example of the Gothic structure. Its interior is better; especially the ceiling. However, I would rate it a bit lower than the Collegiate church which in my opinion surpasses all other churches in Salzburg. However, it is hard to me the Faransiscan church and it is worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a Gothic cathedral...inside the decor has a much simpler design and is a welcome change from all the Baroque you are in Austria. The ceiling is definitely unique, and is the main attraction. It is worth a stop.

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