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Address: Kreuzherrengasse 1, Vienna 1040, Austria
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Built around 1715 by Fischer von Erlach, this is one of Vienna's best known...

Built around 1715 by Fischer von Erlach, this is one of Vienna's best known landmarks.

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Beautiful Baroque Church, High recommend 👌

The Karlsckirche is a beautiful Baroque style building located in the middle area old town on the "Karlplatzt", the most popular interest place in Vienna city. This Church is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

another fantastic building within easy reach or Karlsplatz and the underground. Start here to walk up to the Belvedere Palace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like buildings you have to visit this church it is stunning. If you are afraid of heights just be aware you can take a lift and climb into the dome to view the murals.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Karlsckirche is a beautiful Baroque style building located in the middle area old town on the "Karlplatzt", the most popular interest place in Vienna city. This Church is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, one of the great counter-reformers of the sixteenth Century, to get there with public transport underground U1/U2/U4 to "Karlplatzt Station"

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It cost 4 euros per ticket, but it is worth the visit. The church is small but with high ceilings that can be viewed at a closer angle if you are willing to take the elevator to the top. Not for those who suffer from fear of heights.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Karlskirche is a beautiful Baroque church which can be easily reached from city center. It is near Karlsplatz U-Bahn stop. You can walk along Karntnerstrasse from Vienna State Opera House across Ringstrasse until you come to a major street where you can see Karlskirche is visible on your left hand side. Or you can exit from Karlsplatz U-Bahn stop toward... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it s a beautiful place .you can relax on summer time under the trees. there is a playgroud for the kids. you must visit it !!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The outside of the church is quite interesting and rather unique, as it was apparently designed to bring together architectural styles from various parts of the world. The inside is surprisingly small but eye-pleasingly round and symmetrical - archetypically baroque in style. My feelings towards the current state of the church are though rather ambivalent, as, unfortunately, the atmosphere is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction may not be as popular as the St Stephens Cathedral, but it show things that can't be seen anywhere else in Europe. As any European church, it's gorgeous, has an amazing ceiling painted like the Sistine Chapel from Rome. The best of all, there's an elevator inside the church that takes you very close to the ceiling, so... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very thoughtfully builded church, it is big, but it have small spaces decorated differently and thematically. If you fan of religious architecture you must see it, it is brighter than Stephansdom.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of this church, at night, is mesmerizing. Inside, it is smaller than one might think. It is a typical baroque church, so I wasn't impressed much, but it is lovely. What I found most beautiful was the black cross on the altar, probably an influence from the Spanish court. I don't understand though why concerts are being held... More 

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Wieden
The fourth district combines elegant tradition with contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles Borromeo have added glamour to a neighborhood known for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns, cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s largest street market. Many bohemian types have found their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and bars, shop alongside them for vintage items, enjoy Wien Museum’s and Kunsthalle’s modern temporary exhibitions, and hang out with the bees at Vienna’s most beautiful urban garden, Karlsgarten.
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