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St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

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Address: Sankt-Peter-Bezirk | off Kapitalpl., Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 0662-844-578-0
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This medieval monastery has served as the home to monks for over 1,000...

This medieval monastery has served as the home to monks for over 1,000 years.

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Beautiful church. We also enjoyed Mozarts requiem here in the evening. Lovely experience. Go see it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tonsberg, Norway
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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful church. We also enjoyed Mozarts requiem here in the evening. Lovely experience. Go see it!

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Abbey has to be one of the best i have seen Breathtaking in its beauty.Well worth a visit.Tucked away in the old town

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking! The church was tucked away in the corner of the courtyard. Ornate and filled with gorgeous art. Many visitors came in to visit and pray while we sat in the pew and took in the lovely church. I will never forget it. The cemetery is here that The Sound of Music modeled theirs after. it was very large (compared... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the most beautiful abbey in Salzburg, this gem is tucked away in the back of the old town. Truly magnificent when you walk in and an instant feeling of peace. The crypts and attached chapels are equally as interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few words can describe this abbey. You need to go and see it. Hidden in Salzburg old town, the hunt to find it is well worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely Abbey and one were we sang one piece for no audience. The architecture is stunning and some of the sculptures are truly amazing. There is no fee to enter and unlike the Dom you can expect it to be quiet. The cemetery attached is amazing - graves so small - people must have been tiny in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the oldest church in Salzburg! So beautiful !Worth to go and visit inside.There is a Monastery and a excellent Restaurant beside the Church.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pop in on your way up to the fortress. Interesting and quite pretty. Somehow different than the other churches in town. Interesting very old cemetery attached.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You pay about 1-2 euros to enter and the admission is worth the price. The air in the Abbey is slightly cold like you were in an air-conditioning room, and you can take photos of the cemetery with a bird's eye view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful abbey with amazing artwork. The more remarkable area is the graveyard with the beautifully landscaped graves. This graveyard was used in the scenes from Sound of Music as the family escaped after the festival. It also contains the graves of Mozart's father Leopold and sister, Nanerl.

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