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  • 1. Augustinerkirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Built during the 14th century and presenting the most unified Gothic interior in the city, the church is something of a fraud—the interior dates...Read More

  • 2. Dominikanerkirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The Postgasse, to the east of Schönlaterngasse, introduces this unexpected visitor from Rome, built in the 1630s, some 50 years before the Viennese...Read More

  • 3. Hofburgkapelle

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Fittingly, this is the main venue for the beloved Vienna Boys' Choir, since the group has its roots in the Hofmusikkapelle choir founded by...Read More

  • 4. Judenplatz Museum

    1st District | Museum/Gallery

    In what was once the old Jewish ghetto, construction workers discovered the fascinating remains of a 13th-century synagogue while digging for...Read More

  • 5. Karlskirche

    4th District/Wieden | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Dominating the Karlsplatz is one of Vienna's greatest buildings, the Karlskirche, dedicated to St. Charles Borromeo. Before you is a giant baroque...Read More

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  • 6. Kirche Am Hof

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    On the east side of the Am Hof, the Church of the Nine Choirs of Angels is identified by its sprawling baroque facade designed by Carlo Carlone...Read More

  • 7. Kirche Am Steinhof

    14th District/Penzing | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Otto Wagner's most exalted piece of Jugendstil architecture lies in the suburbs—the church on the grounds of the Vienna City Psychiatric Hospital...Read More

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  • 8. Minoritenkirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Minoritenplatz is named after its centerpiece, the Minoritenkirche, a Gothic affair with a strange stump of a tower, built mostly in the 14th...Read More

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  • 9. Peterskirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Considered the best example of church baroque in Vienna—certainly the most theatrical—the Peterskirche was constructed between 1702 and 1708...Read More

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  • 10. Ruprechtskirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    North of the Kornhäusel Tower, this is the city's most venerable church, founded, according to legend, in 740; the oldest part of the present...Read More

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  • 11. Schottenkirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    From 1758 to 1761, Bernardo Bellotto did paintings of the Freyung looking north toward the Schottenkirche; the pictures, which hang in the...Read More

  • 12. Stephansdom

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Vienna's soaring centerpiece, this beloved cathedral enshrines the heart of the city—although when first built in the 12th century it stood...Read More

  • 13. Universitätskirche

    1st District | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The church was built around 1630. Its flamboyant Baroque interior contains a fine trompe-l'oeil ceiling fresco by Andrea Pozzo, the master of...Read More

  • 14. Votivkirche

    9th District/Alsergrund | Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    When Emperor Franz Josef was a young man, he was strolling along the Mölker Bastei, one of the few remaining portions of the old city wall,...Read More

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