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St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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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Stephansplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed today via mobile

Over 700 years is St. Stephen’s Cathedral (one of) the iconic buildings of the city. Despite the damage a fire caused during WW2, the Cathedral is well preserved ... but also needs constant care (evidenced by the scaffolding that will likely be there for quite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I went to visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral at night, and it is located in a very busy district, however beautiful to take photos at night!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an amazing building centrally located in Vienna. It's free to enter and view as a tourist, the interior of which is fascinating, the artwork and detail is breathtaking. You can also climb up a tower which offers brilliant views of the city and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JuniorJ03
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing gothic church with a fantastic history. It is awesome and unreal -go there in the evening and get into the mode (you don't have to be religious).

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carsten B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral in the centre of Vienna. It has the most amazing roof. Inside it is beautiful. Lots to see. Free to enter.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank danmY5870PP
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are interested in visiting churches of all sizes this cathedral is magnificent inside and out.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jrp56
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Disappointed with interior of church, very dark and restricted access except for a fee; however the dom museum was good

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

St. Stephen's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church in Vienna and the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna. Beautiful exterior and interior with its ancient finishes. We only managed to visit it during the evening and were short of time. But I must say, a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank satwantpool
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The inside of this church is beautiful however we have seen more beautiful interiors elsewhere. The true beauty, in my opinion, is the elevator ride up the tower to walk outside to see the tiled roof. Absolutely beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank M9286PVbriant
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely recommend this place for a view inside this wonderful church, there are daily prayers so need to be respectful to others.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Inner City
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
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21 January 2019|
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Response from LarisaMustata | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did visited the Cathedral recently but i didn’t use the Vienna Pass. But I can confirm to you that the entry is free. Sorry.
24 December 2018|
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Response from Orwelian | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this one visited as tourist.
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Response from 661jonc | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but based on everyone's replies I think its unlikely. I bought mine at the bottom of the tower there was a small queue but mainly because its a small lift so not many can get in the lift. I was only waiting 5... More