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Kirche am Steinhof

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Excellent for a lazy afternoon ...

We don't know much about churches, and we barely know a handful of Otto Wagner's achievements, so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
One of the most beautiful churches in Vienna

This masterpiece of Jugendstil! Very good local guide. Far from crowded, there are not many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mateo Ž
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All reviews otto wagner psychiatric hospital art nouveau hospital grounds beautiful church famous architect stained glass windows are saturday or sunday afternoon worth the bus ride insane asylum check the opening hours guided tours are offered high hill open your eyes exterior and interior steep climb worth the trip
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We don't know much about churches, and we barely know a handful of Otto Wagner's achievements, so there's not much we can say about the historical value of the church and appreciate it accordingly. However, the church is different and very beautiful (if not impressive)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Georg_and_Atsuko
Reviewed 1 week ago

This masterpiece of Jugendstil! Very good local guide. Far from crowded, there are not many tourists. Atmosphere of magnificent beauty in the psychiatric hospital! One of the most impressive locations I've visited.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mateo Ž
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Steinhof church is a sight of its own (which looks great even from very far away, for instance from Hietzinger Friedhof, a cemetery in the 13th district), though unfortunately the inside is most often closed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WernR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best works by Otto Wagner, with artistic accomplishment amplified by his cooperation with Koloman Moses. A real gem of Secession art now in full splendor after major renovation. Even if one has little interest in this particular artistic current, s/he should visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ivan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is stunningly beautiful, and although quite busy had an atmosphere of peace and calm. This was my favourite place visited in Vienna.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Netty137
Reviewed 11 December 2018

take the bus nr. 48A and go to the last station. enter the hospital area and walk some 5 more minutes. you will see one of the most exceptional jugendstil architecture pieces vienna is famous for. if you are lucky or prepared, take a tour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank luxlucija
Reviewed 18 November 2018

The church is an impressive example of Otto Wagner's style, the white exterior and the predominantly gold interior are breathtaking. To get there, walking up the hill through the grounds of the old psychiatric hospital is an experience in itself, depending on whether you do...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DonaldBaillie
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The church is done in spectacular Art Nouveau Architecture. It is set on a high hill overlooking the City. It is a bit out of the way but worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you visit thischurch, you willunderstand that the Viennese people have another relation to death. They seems tosee death as part ofthe life - soitmust be excellentlysurrounding there as well. And the architecture of that church is formative for the beginning of the 20th century!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Resort780130
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This beautiful church ,in contrast to the Hospital there on the grounds with its terrible history . Incredible! Take the time to look up what happened there during and just after the war.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank gabriela911
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15 November 2017|
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Response from JRS-Vienna | Reviewed this property |
As many times in life, there are more than on solutions: Public Transport: 1) Bus 48A takes you to "Otto-Wagner-Spital" and you have to walk up the hill towards the church. 2) Bus 46A or 46B to "Feuerwache Am Steinhof" and... More
1 July 2017|
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Response from ttteeeggg | Reviewed this property |
there is a bus (number 48A, direction "baumgartner höhe") going directly from the city center (volkstheather/dr.-karl-renner-ring stop). the ride across half of town takes a little while, but you also get to see a lot on the... More
3 April 2016|
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Response from Sbstee | Reviewed this property |
There weren't any indications of this kind of service when we were there last October.