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Address: Stephansplatz 3, Vienna A-1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 515523054
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Austria's most prominent national symbol, this magnificent cathedral is...
Austria's most prominent national symbol, this magnificent cathedral is known for its intricately tiled roof and its nearly 500-foot-tall South Tower, which provides amazing views of the entire city.
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Building work under construction but it didn't distract from the sheer beauty of this magnificent building, well worth the walk along good shopping streets to see. From opera... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

You don't need a tourist map in the Historic Center of Vienna. If you get a little lost, just look up and the roof of St Stephens Cathedral will act as a beacon to the city center. As Cathedrals go, I found St Stephens a little disappointing, though as we were only in Vienna for a long weekend, this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Building work under construction but it didn't distract from the sheer beauty of this magnificent building, well worth the walk along good shopping streets to see. From opera house building not far to walk at all. Lots of cafés and coffee houses around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is gorgeous, definitely worth a paid visit especially if you have a knowledgeable tour guide. We also climbed the south tower: 325 spiral stairs up! Absolutely worth the workout (and the 4 Euros) for a stunning 360 view of Vienna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I attended an evening English mass at the cathedral. It was a lovely church with a fabulous crypt. The decorations are splendid.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I was touched by something inside myself. I felt the need of lightening some candles for my grandparents. First time ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visited the "dom" on many occasions but last night was my first concert. Saw a performance of Four Seasons which was excellent and the acoustics first rate. The seats (church pews) were not the best for comfort but you are not supposed to be comfortable in church.....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is one of the great buildings of Vienna, for me the greatest. I am a cynical New Yorker, but the moment that I exited the metro and saw the cathedrawl standing before me, my mouth fell open and all I could say was ":Wow." I attended a concert in the cathedral as part of the 34th International Congress on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I was a bit underwhelmed by this cathedral. It is very plain by European standards. Most of it is blocked off but there are some opportunities to walk around the sides of the church.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Central of Vienna. Nothing very special inside the cathedral. More of the same. The building is impressive considering its age.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Large, steeped in history, and filled with some unique elements including the organ and pulpit without being overwhelming. There is much to see on the exterior of the building as well as the inside. The acoustics are excellent based on a chamber orchestra concert I attended inside the cathedral. Definitely worth a visit. The two towers are open for good... More 

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Address: Stephansplatz 3, Vienna A-1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 515523054
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.