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Kapuziner Crypt (Kapuzinergruft)

Tegetthoffstrasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
43 1 512 68 53
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A very interesting place to visit. They certainly new how to bury loved ones. The crypts are very... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Very interesting crypt

Historic and interesting crypt. You need no more than 30 minutes to cover the whole thing... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tegetthoffstrasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
43 1 512 68 53
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

A very interesting place to visit. They certainly new how to bury loved ones. The crypts are very ornate and beautiful.

Thank TamVanL
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Historic and interesting crypt. You need no more than 30 minutes to cover the whole thing. Unfortunately none of the signs were in English

Thank natasha0428
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Amazing look back in time. Quick visit, however adds to historical context of the Holy Roman Empire.

Thank Nancy1669
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It is true that some coffins are very impressive, it is nonetheless just coffins, so I'd only recommand to do it if it's raining and you have done everything else indoors that you really wanted to do.

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The crypt is near the centre of town, and can easily be squeezed in to any schedule, as it can be visited in less than 30 minutes. If you have been to any of the palaces or museums in Vienna, you will be familiar with...More

2  Thank DCB95
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a trip through the past 400 years of the 600 year Habsburg dynasty and the Austrian history. This is a graveyard as well as, contrary to Saint Denis France all the bodies are here in the bronze sarcophages. The most impressive are of...More

Thank dmounier
Reviewed 19 August 2017

For anyone with any interest in history this is a simply must see. The final resting place of so many people that had such a great impact on European history is something that just cannot be missed.

Thank tsaritsyn
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The final resting place of the Hapsburg family, who ruled much of Europe until the Great War. Dozens of caskets across 6 rooms, including notable inhabitants such us Marie Theresa, Franz Josef, Empress Sisi and Maximillian of Mexico. Towards the end you can even see...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

As a history teacher I give this place five stars but I decided to go with my daughter's rating for the general public. Great history of the Habsburgs family - if you come do the tour which is just a few bucks more and excellent...More

1  Thank Mdavey
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan of history, especially the saga of the Habsburg clan, this little gem is well worth your time. All of the big names are there, from Maria Theresa to Sisi and Franz Joseph, and a host of ancillary relatives to boot....More

Thank Debra S
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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Tom G
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Response from Florian K | Reviewed this property |
Hi. According to their website there is the possibility of having a guided tour that takes ~1,5 hours. You will have to pre-book because the guide is apparently not on-site all the time. You can find more information on... More