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Basilica St.Michael

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Address: Mondsee, Austria
Phone Number: 004362324166
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A must for Sound of Music lovers

Amazing to see the church from the film, as well as the fact that it is a beautiful church in itself. The church is worth going to Mondsee alone, but the town and the lake are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydnee R
Tallahassee, Florida
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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing to see the church from the film, as well as the fact that it is a beautiful church in itself. The church is worth going to Mondsee alone, but the town and the lake are also worth a visit!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent most of my childhood dreaming of getting married in this church after watching the scenes from Sound of Music. I love that I was finally able to see it in person, much smaller than I anticipated but so pretty. I kept closing my eyes listening to the music playing in my head from the scenes and have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Church looks imposing from outside but amazingly doesn't look so inside. Baroque styling to the limit, was getting dark when we arrived but added to the ambience well worth a visit .

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

It is worth seeing, but I was taken aback by the sales of souvenirs inside the worship area of the church. I must be getting "old" since this kind of offended my sensibilities. It is a 5 minute walk to the water's edge of Mondsee and very nice views.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Beautiful church, very ornate inside with an amazing altar and pipe organ. It's well worth a stop and the town of Mondsee if a lovely little town as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It's a very unusual colour from the outside, but I quite like that, it adds to its charm. The inside is lovely also, very intricately decorated. Of course it is where the wedding scene in The Sound of Music was filmed, and it's really great to be able to go in and see that.

Thank KiaOraKiwi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Basilica of St Michael is where the SOM wedding scene was shot. Its a pretty little church in an attractive little town of Mondsee, Austria.

Thank Guccikona
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Visited this place and the town as a part of our sound of music tour. The guide recreated the entire wedding scene for us and explained the locations and all. Although did not get time to go inside and instead we ended up having some desert at a nearby cafe. But still this is good for a few photo's.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Of course we went to this very large Basilica on the Viator Sound of Music Tour. The church was so beautiful and quite large. It was selected by The Sound of Music movie makers as the wedding scene for the Captain and Maria because of the size.

Thank Bill M
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

I took a trip from Salzburg on a Monday. Catching bus 140 from Mirabell Platz on the Schloss side of the road. The buses ran every hour and dropped you at Mondsee bus station. From here you can easily walk to the lake (unfortunately I was on a tight schedule so didn't have time) You can see the church towers... More 

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