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Impressive church in a lovely town. worth a stop over to see and also stroll through the town... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
Interesting and surprisingly big

Not a lot of sights in this tourist service town. This is one. An interesting but short visit... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
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Jun 12, 2018
“Quiet, grand and impressive.”
May 20, 2018
“Defines the picture of the city”
Chronicled as early as 924 AD this two-spired parish church with wooden Gothic statuary is Sankt Johann's main attraction. Following the great fire of 1855, which reduced both the town and the church to rubble, the Pongau Cathedral, as it is known...more
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Kirchengasse 3, St Johann im Pongau 5600, Austria
+43 6412 6036
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Lovely Cathedral of St. Johann defines the quaint town as Eva points out. For a Cathedral in a small town, it is quite impressive and beautiful. Do take time to stroll around and take in the serene atmosphere surrounding the cathedral. The church bell can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

This small town is well defined by this monumental building. The historical dom has impressive hight, it is located in the center of the city.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Staying in the little city for the Autumn half term, we popped in here on our first morning to admire the fine architecture. I liked the sense of light and high spaciousness - although wouldn’t like to have to paint it! Maybe the local church...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Impressive church in a lovely town. worth a stop over to see and also stroll through the town. Plenty to see in this lovely Austrian town

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of sights in this tourist service town. This is one. An interesting but short visit although we did get to see a very traditional funeral procession

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ozpd70
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Sankt Johann im Pongau isn't a large place, though larger than most ski resorts. These tend to be up a mountain whereas St Johann is down in the valley, and the bus takes you up the hill to Alpendorf where the skiing is. So I've...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank jacw2000
Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

We' ve done special stop in this city thanks to this dominant. Parish church surrounded by the modern buildings above the city invites you to visit him. Simply neogothic architecture from outside as well as inside. Free entry. Interesting daily light inside. So pure and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank TomasGozdal
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stayed in Sankt Johann for a week so we stopped in to explore the cathedral. The Pongauer Dom is so easy to find as it juts above the town. Pick up a mass schedule inside the main door. Not a huge tourist stop but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank CalTiskilwa
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Very relaxing atmosphere .... Lots of character.... Spent a day just browsing thru the stores.... church has a central location and is full of history....

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Ozco48
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Very pretty but quite small. some history is printed on boards outside which give you an insight to the church. Central to the village. Be aware that there is very little information in any language other than German so unless you find someone present, you...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Ffiona W
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