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Franziskanergasse / Sigmund Haffner Gasse, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church didn't have the glam nor glitter of many of the churches that we've visited in Europe, but we found a nicely understated decor which was welcomingly soothing to the eye.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kindredspirits
Reviewed October 2, 2018

My husband and I had seen a lot of churches on our trip from the outside, but I decided to enter this one. It was fantastic. While many other churches are overly elaborate in their decor, this one was pristine white with exceptional details.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Franziskanerkirche is a nice place to see the beautiful architecture of the region and must visit during the day time to see the nature lighting

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This was my favourite church in Salzburg. I loved the elegant simplicity of the interior, so much nicer than the gaudy decor of some of the others.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Stumbled upon this church. The entry door is impressive and inviting but there was limited access once inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Very impressive inside and very tall with little traces of baroque which we like so much in Austria.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ronn52
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The dominance of outstanding Gothic characteristics is wonderful. From the grand verticality of the steeple and tower on approaching to the slender forest of columns within, it was made to impress. And this it marvellously does. It is breathtaking to view the nave towards the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Admission is free but you can leave a small donation. The taking of photos is permitted. Worth stopping for quick peek because of its unusual and eclectic mix of styles. This tall church is older than the cathedral. Much of the architecture is Romanesque (e.g....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

We enjoyed our visit to St. Francis Church in the heart of old Saltzburg. Architecturally it is a blend of different styles (Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque). It has many interesting features, but don't miss the 12th century carving of a lion on the stairway to the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We stopped in to see this chruch and glad that we did. it is beautiful inside and well worth the time to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
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