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St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade)

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Address: At Passauer Platz, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 01/5339-5940
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I have been this place with my family. Amazing church in gotic style in the center of Wien. I was very surprised to see a fantastic gotic jewel.....very fantastic. Small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Seriate, Italy

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

this is yet another attractive church in a city that is full of attractive churches. Yes, it looks nice, but is nothing outstanding. Worth looking at if passing but not really worth seeking out

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Seriate, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have been this place with my family. Amazing church in gotic style in the center of Wien. I was very surprised to see a fantastic gotic jewel.....very fantastic. Small, little bit retort, I never been see something like this. I advice to every tourist to see it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Maria am Gestade is one of my favorite places in Vienna. Located in a quiet area . From there very quickly you can reach the Platz Am Hof . The church is small, but in contrast, is among the most beautiful in the city.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was several times in Vienna and always this church was closed - so now it was opened. I entered and was surprised when I saw what is inside - obviously it was renovated, but there is no info (inside or outside) in English (only German). The place is really amazing and it enters in my must see list for... More 

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Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very pretty church in a nice, out of the way location. I liked that it was smaller and quiet. It was a rainy day so that may have been why the crowds were so thin.

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

St. Mary's by the banks is a unique and beautiful Gothic Church. For a Chruch so small, it is amazing that they took the effort to beautify it as they did. Really worth a visit. And check out Lola's Tapas bar while you are in the area!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Much lovelier than the larger, more garish churches elsewhere in the city. While the guidebooks slightly overstate how narrow this tiny church really is, this long elegant church feels calming and meditative.

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Fisherville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Almost lost amongst the tall streets and other awesome places to see in Vienna is this hidden gem. I came across the church quite by accident and was simply curious at how narrow it was, stuck in the middle of two streets. When I went inside I wasn't prepared for how lush and intricate the decorations were. This is a... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This 14th century narrow beauty oozes Gothic style (don't miss the stunning panels at the choir). While the church's façade isn't that impressive, once you get inside, it's narrow nave and very high Gothic ceiling (over 55 meters!) will set the mood back to medieval times. The organ looks lovely, but I am not sure if it is operational, as... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Very interesting and worth visiting interiror. Things on the walls and atop are nice to look at and architectural specialities inside (I just don't know the proper names for all those elements :) ) are very nice and beautifull.

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Address: At Passauer Platz, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: 01/5339-5940
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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.