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St. Stephen's Cathedral

Stephansplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 515523054
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Austria's most prominent national symbol, this magnificent cathedral is known for its intricately tiled roof and its nearly 500-foot-tall South Tower, which provides amazing views of the entire city.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Stephansplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 515523054
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Reviewed yesterday

Peaceful indeed when once visits inside the Cathedral... very huge & calm feeling one gets.. there was a service going on at tht time, hence could not see the place in full...

Thank RSarkari6
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful Cathedral and it is free entry. The outside is as wonderful as the inside. I would definitely recommend visiting here.

Thank rockyLancashire
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a beautiful and historical Catholic church in the center of Vienna.. So much to see in this area. Note all the stores in the square are closed on Sundays as of no shopping on this day..

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning inside and out. Just a pity that it is now crowded in by so many buildings. It's hard to really take in the size.

Thank Christian N
Reviewed 2 days ago

For any visitor to Vienna it is one of the must sees. Like most cathedrals, it is a beautiful and fascinating building. The roof is truly unique and in a city of timeless landmarks it manages to stand out.

Thank tsaritsyn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I dont get why they only had one window open at the top of the tower. There are two towers. I recommend going to the only thats shorter and you can step outside.

Thank Victor M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit. In the central area of Vienna the cathedral is situated. It is beautiful and large and the inside was also impressive.

Thank QAfatsum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The outside was very nice, but the inside lacked a lot of the Grand that got see in many European churches. St Peter nearby was the exact opposite of outside and inside.

Thank jaymeh h
Reviewed 2 days ago

While there is a fee, I believe for entering the cathedral, we were on a tour and the admission was included in the tour. This cathedral is in the city central. While the church has stood on this site for over 800 yrs. All that...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a guided tour of Saint Stephen's and so glad we did. Our guide told us about the original Stainglass windows were destroyed in a fire during a bombing in World War II. The remaining ones the remaining ones they found they put at...More

Thank RetiredTravelsEnid
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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14 August 2017|
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Response from Matthew D | Reviewed this property |
Ya during mass there are some people that sing and I did not get a good glimpse of it so I'm not sure of any live instruments.
9 August 2017|
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Response from milespointstravelkom | Reviewed this property |
different timings. please google "mass times st stephens budapest" and go with first link.
Priya B
20 June 2017|
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Response from Sanel M | Reviewed this property |
It is a very busy place and even though there is plenty room I would suggest hanging on to your belongings.