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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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Beautiful Cathedral

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... read 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Even if you're not a Catholic, it's a place worth visiting. Historic value, and if you attend mess, the coir is just unbelievably beautiful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You walk down a wide high street with impressive shops and department stores and at the end you find this impressive Cathedral, from the outside it looks fantastic, but on the inside for us tourists it is very dark and gloomy, for the purists I am sure it rings there bell, but for me the inside was a bit of... More 

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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 centre. 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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