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Franziskanerkirche

Franziskanerplatz 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5124578
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Quite beautiful

One of several very nice and beautiful historic churches in Vienna. Worth a quick visit, which is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jozef O
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Brussels, Belgium
One of the five most beautiful churches in Vienna

Located in a pretty square close to the old centre. Admission is free but you can leave a donation... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
top-trippers
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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Franziskanerplatz 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of several very nice and beautiful historic churches in Vienna. Worth a quick visit, which is easy if you are in the city center.

Thank Jozef O
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Located in a pretty square close to the old centre. Admission is free but you can leave a donation. Photos are allowed. This church was originally built by wealthy citizens as a house of the soul for prostitutes wishing to reform. It has a 17th...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

One of the churches I enjoy visiting in Vienna is the Franciscan Church (Franziskanerkirche) at Franziskanerplatz in the Innere Stadt. This is the only church in Vienna with a Renaissance style facade. There is also an interesting Moses statue and fountain in front of the...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We stumbled upon this church by chance, while going from the Ringstrasse to the Stephansdom. There is a very interesting square in front of the church, with a statue of Moses and a nice cafe. The square is very quiet, though almost at the heart...More

Thank Milen D
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting smaller church tucked away off this square. Unfortunately there were building works going on around it so you could almost miss it. Beautiful very high altar and some lovely icons and painting, didn't see the organ but understand it's the oldest in Vienna. The...More

Thank Sophia P
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

This church is stuck away in a side street and easy to miss. It was built in 1603 and has a interewsting but plain exterior and a more interesting interior.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This church is located in a very pretty square in an area known for lots of little boutiques, restaurants and more. Sadly the roof is in need of renovation, so donations are more than welcome! It is the first place where I have seen a...More

Thank Serena C
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

One of the many churches in Vienna, belongs to the Order of Franciscans. Inside it is interesting to see

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

When you come out Stadpark leaving behind Johann Strauss its a straight road cross the road which takes you into Weihburggasses the church is just along the road found in a somewhat hidden corner with not too many tourists and a small square at the...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This church is located a 3 minute walk from Stephansplatz. It’s a slightly smaller church with a plain exterior but its interior makes up for it. Very ornate interior with elaborate ceiling and wall paintings, sculptures and altar.

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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 center. The
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