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Evening concert

Attended an evening concert here by a string quartet. Marvelous environment for music. The... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
GoesBoom
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Prescott, Arizona
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Fabulous Church

The scale and beauty of the main church at St. Florian Monastery cannot be over emphasized. While... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Asta365
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Kent, Texas
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Through the times and centuries, St. Florian is a place with a perfect harmony between faith, art and music. Just a few minutes from the city of Linz, you are here in between the nature. Be our guest, enjoy the lovely and peaceful guest-rooms. Use...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Stiftstrasse 1, St. Florian 4490, Austria
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Attended an evening concert here by a string quartet. Marvelous environment for music. The grounds are well kept and dramatic.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

The scale and beauty of the main church at St. Florian Monastery cannot be over emphasized. While not as over the top as Melk Monastery in terms of gold leaf cladding or florid paintings, this cathedral-scale basilica is a very well-executed and harmonious example of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

In the heart of Upper - Austria is the jewel of "Barock". The architekture is impressing everybody. Dont miss to go inside the church and - if possible - go to a classical instrumantal concert. On the other hand: ... ... there are very fine...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank LeopoldSchneider
Reviewed October 6, 2017

A tour of the libary, monastery, church and tombs, including the sarcophagus of the famous composer Anton Bruckner. Went on the guided tour and was issued with the audio guides in the english language. We were told to look out for the number of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Amazing library, marble reception hall and church. Lovely grounds and buildings. Bruckner tomb in crypt.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

One of our world's great treasures - this monastery compound with a beautiful abbey is outstanding. The painted ceilings are staggering. Organist Anton Bruckner played here; he's buried in the crypt. Our group was blessed with a library tour which brought us to tears. A...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank CzechSharon
Reviewed October 25, 2016

This church and seminary occupy a large site containing many stunning and ornate buildings all on a large scale. The main church in particular is incredibly ornate and richly decorated, the seminary monumental, even the small chapel to out Lady is beautifully atmospheric and peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank amosdublin
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit. It feels like a working Abbey should do. It's peaceful and tranquil, but huge and Baroque. It's religion on a massive scale.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Performing and recording with The Cleveland Orchestra in Sankt Florian Stift, we enjoyed walking the beautifully landscaped grounds and visiting the burial place of composer Anton Bruckner, who lies in state beneath the magnificent organ on which he performed. The acoustics are amazing, even heavenly,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Richello
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

An important place for Anton Bruckner 's fans. İt is nearly one and a half hour distance form Vienna. Only if you join the tour ( at 11:00,13:00 etc) you can visit whole building including the library ,the treasure, the grave, the grave of Anton...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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