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Address: Stephansplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 515523054
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Austria's most prominent national symbol, this magnificent cathedral is...

Austria's most prominent national symbol, this magnificent cathedral is known for its intricately tiled roof and its nearly 500-foot-tall South Tower, which provides amazing views of the entire city.

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Traditional Gothic cathedral, beautifuly preserved. I recommend to participate in the tours they offer and also see the treasure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Traditional Gothic cathedral, beautifuly preserved. I recommend to participate in the tours they offer and also see the treasure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walking around the outside of this church it's obvious there is a lot of work being done to clean it up as some areas look white whereas others very black. The tiled roof is one of its main features but due to lack of time we were unable to take the trip to see the roof so settled for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The cathedral itself is very impressive and the area around it is just beautiful! Now, the holiday season, there are many little shops around and many people who sell arts and crafts. Some of the streets are pedestrian streets and are closed to traffic - it's a joy walking in this neighborhood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely worth climbing the tower rather than taking the lift on the north side. We went at sunset and the views were beautiful! I'd take some water as there is a gift shop selling only trinkets at the viewing platform. The climb is definitely worth the view of Vienna!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went inside here as my husband and son are history fans. The architecture inside is so beautiful. It's very gothic and has a sense of awe to it also. You can get a tour If you want or you can walk around freely in the areas outside of the railings. You can take photos in certain areas and you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see for church or architectural enthusiasts. Also worth attending musical concerts in the evening as so much atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful cathedral in Austria. It reminded me of the cathedrals in Rome. Definitely another must see spot for tourist even if you're not Catholic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive church, especially around Xmas time. Right in the middle of the town and a perfect place to start exploring Vienna

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful old building, well worth a look even if your not very religious. Very busy, but then it is a cathedral

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very much an usual cathedral and they charge for every single view possible !! Could skip for a better place to go to

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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