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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 July 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

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 2 July 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

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Reviewed 29 June 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

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

One of the oldest churches in Salzburg Interior is lovely with a beautiful marble altar & Gothic ceiling.

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

I dont like too much churches and all the mess around, but this one was very nice, there were no people when we visited, it gave us an oportunity to enjoy its silence. It was nice contemplation.

Thank kostendusan
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Most churches have paintings covering every inch of the walls, but here, they are bare to better reflect the light from the various-sized windows (by design). Two side altars have famous painted alterpieces which are worth spending some time admiring.

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