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Kirche am Steinhof

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A view of the outside.

A short car ride from the centre brings you to this remarkable building. It was closed, so we only... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard S
Chulilla, Spain
Beautiful church with stunning details

Definitely worth the trip out to on a good day in Vienna is Otto Wagner’s Kirche am Steinhof. In... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviews otto wagner psychiatric hospital art nouveau hospital grounds beautiful church famous architect stained glass 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 2 weeks ago

A short car ride from the centre brings you to this remarkable building. It was closed, so we only saw it from the outside but, even so, it was worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trip out to on a good day in Vienna is Otto Wagner’s Kirche am Steinhof. In the grounds of the hospital and set up a hill I visited in a Sunday when there were several others out for a Sunday stroll and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NomadWithANotebook
Reviewed 17 January 2019

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 13 January 2019

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 7 January 2019

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 5 January 2019 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 3 January 2019

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
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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.