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

Sankt-Peter-Bezirk | off Kapitalpl., Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445780
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This medieval monastery has served as the home to monks for over 1,000 years.
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  • Average4%
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Sankt-Peter-Bezirk | off Kapitalpl., Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8445780
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited a lot of churches in Europe but this is one of my favorite. It felt sacred when I walked in. They were preparing for some event and a lot of people wearing white gloves were cleaning and setting up the beautiful candlesticks....More

Thank Susan612
Reviewed 5 days ago

The abbey is a stunning building at the heart of the city. Really impressive artwork ang gigantic columns dominate the interior. Mozart was baptized here

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Since we loved "The Sound of Music" and have viewed the movie seven times, St. Peter's Abbey, Church and Cemetery was an absolute must see! It was one of the highlights of our travels in Austria. The monastery, church and cemetery were absolutely striking. Set...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very impressive church with five organs. The Baptismal font is the one in which Mozart was Baptized, and he would have performed here as well.

Thank RobBN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just stuck our heads in the church, but walked thru the cemetery on our way to the funicular after eating g at the Abby and found d a couple who were buried in the 20th century who we believe may be our relatives! The cemetery...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is a fairly long walk to get to, but it is worth the effort. The church is surrounded be an excellently kept cemetery. Before you get to the church the are some very good views over the city. Just before you enter the...More

1  Thank Alan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful cathedrals I ever seen in Europe - filled with amazing paintings . They way paintings are presented in St Peter is very unusual by the way - like in a museum , just on walls , not like iconostasis.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lost actually, and thought we had finally found the Salzburg cathedral but it was actually S. Peter's. It was so beautiful so we decided to take a look around before heading out to the Dom (the nice staff in the gift shop told...More

Thank worleybird98
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

St Peter's Abbey is one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. Incredible architecture painting. Highly recommended.

Thank Vicky O
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Just a beautiful interior. Fantastic dark wood and great colors. Nice area to walk around. A lot of tourists, but not crowded. A few head bobs and most people leave.

Thank 1Racer
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Response from Christy_Luv2 | Reviewed this property |
No ticket is required. Mind the step just inside the door. It's a beautiful church and the cemetery is also free to view. Notice the very short graves..no, the people were not buried 'feet down' as many thought- it is to... More