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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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Hours:
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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Interesting graveyard and catacombs

We didn't go inside the church but enjoyed a stroll around the snow covered graveyard featuring many iron graves and crypts. We also went into the catacombs which has a small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We didn't go inside the church but enjoyed a stroll around the snow covered graveyard featuring many iron graves and crypts. We also went into the catacombs which has a small entry charge. They weren't what we were expecting. We thought they'd be underground. Instead they and chiseled into the hillside. No skeletons unfortunately but worth a visit all the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice cathedral with beautiful architecture. A nice place to stop by and visit. It is a nice place to stop by and look around. We also went for a concert here which was great. The acoustics of the place are really good.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to visit. It is interesting, relaxing and very beautiful. Well worth stopping off and having a look around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning cathedral with stunning architecture. Astonishing murals decorate the inside as well as the floor is very special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I bought tickets to a Mozart Piano Sonatas concert on my birthday at the Romanesque Hall of St Peter's Abbey. A world renowned pianist played the most beautiful music on the piano Mozart actually played when he was a young child. Listening to the beautiful music in the romanesque hall was a special occasion. It was the Best Birthday ever!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's amazing how many wonderful churches has City of Salzburg.And it worth to visit each one of them.The St.Peter's Abbey is a jewel.Beautiful paintings, impressive ceiling, spectacular sanctuary.And don't forget to visit the courtyard and the catacombes.On your way to the catacombes you can enjoy one of the most beautiful and interesting panoramas of the Salzburg,even it's not so high.During... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Stunning interior with beautiful detail, would have loved to been able to stay for mass. A very interesting place to go and see especially the cemetery next door where mozarts sister is buried. The history surrounding both the Abbey and cemetery is also very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

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 December 2, 2016

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 November 20, 2016 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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