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Church of the Jesuits

Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1, Vienna 1010, Austria
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A must visit

The architecture, the ambience, the maintenace is very nice. One gets idea of history of the place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai, India
Really interesting - great illusion

The church was built between 1623 and 1627 on the site of an earlier chapel and was built at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1, Vienna 1010, Austria
Old University Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture, the ambience, the maintenace is very nice. One gets idea of history of the place by visiting such monuments.

Thank sunilkhanolkar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church was built between 1623 and 1627 on the site of an earlier chapel and was built at the time when the Jesuits were the dominant force behind the Counter-Reformation. They had power and this building was about proving it and its broad high...More

Thank Evets54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Church of the Jesuits has a very beautiful and colourful interior. There were no tourists when we visited and so it was very quiet !

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw a very nice choir before mass. Baroque decorated with a faux cathedral ceiling. Free admission. Very nice place to drop in.

Thank walter f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful church to visit. The design was intricate and one of a kind. When you are in Vienna don't miss this church.

Thank fadzwillie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This church is not well visited by tourists but it is worth a visit as the inside is quite spectacula.It features a large amount of marble.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The church is just stunning, the roads that lead you there are charming, nice to see a different part of the city. The building is lovely from the outside and even more dramatic inside. Mostly pink and green marble making up the interior which looks...More

1  Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This church is situated on a side street near the large St Stevan cathedral, so maybe that's why no one was there when we visited it, but its interior is as spectacular as any I've see in Europe (and I've see a lot). It is...More

Thank JeffP2
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a beautiful, small, baroque church in Vienna. It is a bit hidden but in a central location. The fake marble is very well done.

Thank Fardad F
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This was an accidental find - on our visit to Vienna we just tended to go into any church we stumbled upon, and were often pleasantly surprised by the interior, but this one really knocks it out of the park. We went in on a...More

1  Thank N G
Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly
turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to
legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at
Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque
façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for
a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse,
Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and
Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories
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Rob S
How would I get old Catholic Church records for 1880-1895 for Vienna? Thank You, Faith
7 May 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Faith, The only thing I have to add is that over the years I've written a number of letters to various institutions in Vienna asking somewhat arcane questions, and have never failed to receive a prompt, polite, and helpful... More
Sorranut K
Which church is better for attending the high mass? Church of the Jesuits or St. Stephen’s Cathedral?
24 January 2015|
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Response from dwseiple | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I can not properly answer your question. I am neither religious or Catholic. My love of these churches has everything to do with their architectural and artistic beauty and nothing with religion. I can say... More