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Heiligenkreuz Abbey

Heiligenkreuz 1, Heiligenkreuz 2532, Austria
+43 2258 87030
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Heiligenkreuz 1, Heiligenkreuz 2532, Austria
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The Cistercian abbey of Heiligenkreuz (Holy Cross), founded in 1133, features Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque architecture. The tour gives an idea of the lives of the monks throughout the ages; currently, there are nearly a hundred, all of whom are also priests and engage in...More

Thank Andrew S
Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you for rating us! By the way: Since last week our numbers have exceeded the 100 monks mark, we are 101 now. :) God bless!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a private tour of Heiligenkreuz Abbey when visiting Vienna. It is a real working Monastery so we saw monks throughout it. The history is rich with tradition. Worthwhile to visit!

Thank acphifer
Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your visit, please come again! :) God bless

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went with my mother-in-law who is German. The guide was great but even she had difficulty understanding his accent! She did ask him to speak a little slower and he did for a while but then sped up again as the tour lasted just under...More

Thank Sissy55
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We have visited as part of an organised tour, which I would not actually recommend as it was very rushed, however the monks are an active community who are giving tours too and are probably more knowledgeable than our guide was. At lunch there was...More

Thank Bridget J
Management response:Responded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your visit! We do offer daily tours. (Monday-Saturday: 10am, 11am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. Sundays: 11am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm) So do come again and bring some time, we'd be glad to show you around. God bless!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

A beautiful monastery, combining almost 1000 years of different architecture. Famous for it's choir.

1  Thank thomaslegner
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had an enjoyable guided tour round the abbey visiting all the areas that are still used by the monks.Some amazing architecture and wood craft throughout.

Thank ham321ish
Reviewed 30 December 2016

If history is your thing, then you are in for a treat. Abbey started about 700 years ago. take a tour or just walk around and spend some time look.WELL WORTH A VISIT AT ON COST.

Thank pjdownes33
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Imagine going back on time around 12 century it is great inside, take the tour into the monastery, you can visit two churches one Is real big and beautiful and the other one a little more modern a great place to buy some religious souvenirs

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 14 October 2016

During our private tour to Vienna woods, we have visited this beautiful abbey. It was a Cistercian monastry founded in 1113 and the medieval architectural designs thereat together with the many stained glass windows therein were breath-taking. The place was quiet and we also have...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the abbey on a Gray Line tour (which we had to do, as it is difficult to reach on public transportation. But that did not really matter; it was a small tour with an excellent guide. As this is still a functioning Cistercian...More

Thank Boyd F
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chacha7602
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As I know it is not. You have to join the tour group and 6 people is the minimum. We will drive to visit that place ourselves.
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