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Karlskirche

Kreuzherrengasse 1 | Karlsplatz/Belevedere Quarter, Vienna 1040, Austria
+43 1 5046187
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Built around 1715 by Fischer von Erlach, this is one of Vienna's best known landmarks.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kreuzherrengasse 1 | Karlsplatz/Belevedere Quarter, Vienna 1040, Austria
Wieden
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+43 1 5046187
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive from the outside and a great example for the Barock style inside. The classic concert was very nice and a great experience in this beautiful setting. The concert was very good and reasonably priced.

Thank kai9999927
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Mozart's Requiem Concert on May 8th. My husband forgot his glasses on the desk. Since we were taking photos and trying to catch good pics, we were the last ones that went out. When we realized approx. 10 mins later, we went...More

Thank Elcin U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend to visit it during sunset and then visit the Soviet Memorial Monument right next to it where there is a beautiful fountain.

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of the internal finishes in this church make it well worth the admission price. Not for the faint-hearted is a vertiginous ride on the elevator to the very top of the dome for a unique close-up view of the amazing frescoes. Sensational!

1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is indeed very beautiful, but to be honest I have to agree with other travellers that 8 euros is too much to just enter a church.You can take the elevator to visit one of the towers inside the church (which by the way...More

1  Thank yiabi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite churches in Vienna, beautiful inside and out. There is currently an elevator (used for restoration) that you can take to the top to see the dome up close. There is a U-Bahn stop really close if you're using public...More

Thank Aint_Life_Great
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this church,specially because it is possible to see the frescos from very close and the acoustic is great. I can imagine that a concert must be great there.

Thank Bespecialtours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot even look inside the church without paying 8 euro. Ridiculous. The outside architecture is impressive; therefore, worth a walk by if you are in the neighborhood visiting the ugly Russian monument down the street.

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes there are a lot of bueatiful churches in Austria. And after paying 8 euro and walking in and seeing a bunch of scaffolding you might be a little miffed. But ride the elevator up and being at eye level with the frescos is amazing....More

Thank BoBahoravitch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Karlskirche is in a beautiful location in Karlsplatz, not far from the Ring. It was one of the highlights of our visit to Vienna. I had looked at photos of the interior and feared that it would be too frothy with all the pink and...More

1  Thank Sally B
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Wieden
The fourth district combines elegant tradition with
contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a
dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles
Borromeo have added glamour to a neighbourhood known
for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns,
cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s
largest street market. Many bohemian types have found
their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and
...More
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Amor L
Hi we are going to vienna this week. May i know the mass schedules on sat (anticipated mass) and during sunday. You might recommend any catholic church in vienna that celebrate mass as early as 6 and 7 am. Ty
10 October 2016|
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Response from saul g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I do not have this information .
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Samwoon
is this church free to visit?
6 October 2016|
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Response from sheilaoc | Reviewed this property |
These are the prices per their website - it was really interesting: Adults: € 8, - Groups from 6 persons per person *: € 6, - Students and students: € 4, - Children up to 10 years: free of charge
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kentheteaman
We are visiting Vienna and have booked Ave Maria Koncert in June. The church looks beautiful on the photos. We are keen to visit the church. I wonder is it possible to go up the lift to see the frescoes in the dome before the concert starts? Or Do we have to come early and buy separate entrance ticket to see the church before the concert starts? Thank you, regards, ken
7 May 2015|
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Response from Jerzy G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but as I did not go to the concert, I do not know the procedure in that case. Have a nice visit. Even though the elevator spoils the looks the church still is worth a visit and for sure the concert will be great... More
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