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

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Address: St. Peter Bezirk | off Kapitalpl., Salzburg, Austria
Phone Number: +43 662 8445780
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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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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An Incredible European Church . . a must see!

We visit hundreds of churches when we travel to Europe. St. Peter's is an incredible structure and represents one of Salzburg's best. Don't miss it if you want to really... read more

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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We visit hundreds of churches when we travel to Europe. St. Peter's is an incredible structure and represents one of Salzburg's best. Don't miss it if you want to really experience God's presence in a truly amazing structure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St. Peter's Abbey, or St. Peter's Archabbey, is a former cathedral dating back to the late 600s. It is truly beautiful and should be visited when in Salzburg. Photographs are permitted inside this house of worship.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived just after a wedding. The guests had left, but the photographer was still taking pictures. The church was decorated with candles and flowers in the aisles and was exceptionally beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked in while they were rehearsing a choir. This added a certain majestic effect to the place. If you are in salzburg make to to visit this church and the cemetery behind. Free

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading to the fortress and walked past this place. Building looked impressive from the outside but inside it is amazing. The ceilings are so high and detailed. The detail is lost on me not being religious but for me the workmanship was amazing. Only takes a few mins to walk round and work popping in if your in the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is in the middle of the old city. It is grand viewed from every angle outside the church and fantastic inside. Very well maintained and glorious.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a relatively new Abbey without the allure of older ones. You can take it all in within a few minutes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Worth spending some time walking round this beautiful building and grounds. The church is stunning, the grounds are peaceful and there's a real sense of calm in the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Having lunch in the oldest restaurant in Salzburg, Austria is an experience I will not soon forget. The dining room was fabulous in its decor, the wait staff was attentive, a piano player played some old familiar tunes and a surprise by The Sound of Salzburg players. They came out and sang tunes from the movie, The Sound of Music... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I last came here in 1972 and it was as lovely as I remembered. We were fortunate to be there during a rehearsal for the evening's concert and enjoyed the music of Michael Haydn and some of his pupils in wonderful acoustics. Music lovers, don't miss Michael Haydn's memorial here!

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