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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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This is a special place to walk around and enjoy the ground, including the cemetery. Just beautiful and peaceful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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West Islip, New York
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West Islip, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a special place to walk around and enjoy the ground, including the cemetery. Just beautiful and peaceful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The baroque archictecture is second to DOM but there is no painting on the ceiling. There are no praying pews , only chairs in the praying corners by the left and right side. surprisingly as all the other churches that we visited in Vienna, Hallstatt and Salzburg do have pews. When you entered , you will notice the whole place... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bishops of Salzburg wanted to recreate the Vatican in Austria. Together with the fountain in the square at the Church itself they have created a moving experience. The four organs are magnificent. And of course you are minutes away from other Salzburg attractions.,

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entrance to this beautiful church is free, but donations are requested. You won't mind paying since it was well worth the time spent inside. You receive a prayer card with a donation.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across this beautiful Abbey when we were searching for the catacombs in St. Peter's Monastery. It is located in the Old Town. The frescos and the altar were beautifully done. Since there were not many people in the Abbey, it was a peaceful surprise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So quiet, this is a beautiful abbey to visit, right next to st peterskeller restaurant and is open to the public, no guides allowed

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a beautiful church with magnificent ceiling with frescos. You will not be disappointed. It is a short distance to several other attractions. Entrance is free. Sit down on a pew and admire the surroundings.

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Tonsberg, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

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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