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Church of the Jesuits

Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Plain on the outside but beautiful on the inside!

Opulent church with an incredible painted ceiling that gives the optical illusion that it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret R
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Don’t worry about the plain outside - the inside is worth it

We came along the street wondering if we were in the right place. And then we walked through the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 1, Vienna 1010, Austria
Old University Quarter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Opulent church with an incredible painted ceiling that gives the optical illusion that it is vaulted. Look at it from different angles and you'll see what I mean.

1  Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came along the street wondering if we were in the right place. And then we walked through the door. WOW Words cannot do it justice. You have to see this church. Better than the cathedral by far

Thank leoharney
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The painting in this church are amazing, the layout and the amount of work that must have gone in to its creation. It is well worth a visit and easy to find.

Thank Carole-Anne G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went for a Sunday mass combined with concert. That morning the mass was conducted with Dvorak's Requieum, and it was a full house. The church itself was beautiful and and sound effect was excellent. The choir composed of amateur and professional singers, the organ,...More

Thank KL1234_12
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Amazingly ornate church with incredible marble pillars and beautiful wood pews. There is a crypt below the church which you can enter from the main entrance area. The church and crypt are free to enter. Activity time: 10-20 mins.

Thank BlakeTravels
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The church is quite nice, especially the inside. The columns inside are quite unique. The church is located not far from Stephansplatz and worth taking a look if visiting Wien.

Thank dannychan_sg
Reviewed 17 October 2017

In the area of St. Stephens, this church is beautiful on the inside. Check out the ceiling when you walk in. It looks like a dome, but it is just a paint affect. Then walk to the front of the church and look back. Now...More

1  Thank MVCA0Traveler
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Vienna has many churches and each has a different atmosphere. We found the Jesuit church to be the most ornate and elaborate. compared to the Dominikanerkirche near by and especially when compared to the church of the Teutonic order in the same part of town.

Thank 643retiredguy
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We stumbled across this church while on the way to somewhere else - certainly glad we did! It's well decorated on the inside, although some will find it a bit gaudy. Inside the cathedral, the artist has painted the inner roof to LOOK like it's...More

Thank gibosity
Reviewed 29 September 2017

U3 station Stubentor is where u go out from for this church and the Do indican Church. The Jesuite Church from the instance u r in, the long illuminated hall makes the treasures look marvelous from the first sight. Then u start to see things...More

Thank Shaheer F
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
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
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