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“Amazing facade”

Basilica St.Michael
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Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Mondsee
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Amazing facade”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

A real nice, although pretty small, church in the center of this small town.
We entered, took some pictures and that's about it.
The highlight is actually the front of the church.

Visited September 2013
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“Pleasant visit”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Helpful English public commentary inside the church building. Impressive internally and externally. I can see why it was chosen as a film setting.

Visited June 2014
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Cobleskill, New York
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“Magnificent church”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

When you travel in Europe, you see a lot of churches....but this one is really special. Its beautiful interior was so much more than anticipated from the austere exterior, and of course, it's where the famous wedding scene in Sound of Music was filmed. Nice little gift shop if one wants a souvenir, and the town itself is well worth wandering through.

Visited May 2014
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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“Must-see for "Sound of Music" fans”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

We stopped here on our way to Salzburg where we knew we'd see many more sites from the "Sound of Music" movie -- and this was a fine beginning to our film nostalgia. The Julie Andrews/Christopher Plummer wedding scene was filmed in this cathedral -- not in the nunnery where the real Maria came from, as the film makes you think, because the nuns would not allow it (although they did permit some exterior shots). In any case, this was a better choice for beauty -- truly a spectacular church that is not too big or overwhelming. It has a lovely gift shop where we purchased small handmade wooden angels. As you leave Mondsee on the way to Salzburg, watch for Maria's nunnery on top of a hill in the distance.

Visited May 2014
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“Beautiful Church”
Reviewed 5 March 2014

This beautiful quaint church is situated right in the centre of the picturesque town of Mondsee and it is clear why it was chosen to film the wedding in the Sound of Music.The exterior is appropriately unassuming and gives no clues about the truly magical atmosphere inside. This church really is lovely,and we were genuinely blown away by it's sheer beauty and elegance.

There is a small shop as you enter/exit the church if you would like a souvenir and there are some lovely cafe's in the town where we were made to feel very welcome.

I would highly recommend a visit if you find yourself in Austria - you won't be disappointed.!

Visited February 2014
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