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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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A beautiful building and full of interest.

Another exceptional and interesting church, well worth a visit - with some very early fresco remains.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another exceptional and interesting church, well worth a visit - with some very early fresco remains.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the Church of St. Peter's Abbey and Benedectine Monastery. The church is beautifully decorated with rich artworks. Notably, there are NO pews for kneeling. Right next to this is St. Peter Stiftskeller Restaurant which is reportedly the oldest restaurant in Europe. The Abbey and the restaurant are must visits when in Salzburg.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Honestly, the different architectural inspirations were too much for my eyes. In such cases, I can hardly admire the whole scene. It was too much of a melting pot. When I got in, I had the impression that all architectonic styles had exploded in front of me. I gave it a 3 stars because of the medieval cenotaph of a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended the Mozart dinner and concert at this beautiful venue. The dinner was tasty and the music and the two singers were a pleasure to listen to. It is worth paying a little extra for the exclusive package if you want front seats and a little more luxury..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being a history buff and Catholic, I love old European churches. St. Peter's Abbey is absolutely stunning. Doesn't matter if you are not Catholic or even religious for that matter. It is worth seeing St. Peter's for its beauty alone!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

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 January 11, 2017

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 January 11, 2017

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 January 11, 2017 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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Colorado Springs, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

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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