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St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom)

Vienna’s Stephansdom (also known as St. Stephen's Cathedral) is kind of a big deal. As the national emblem of Austria, it attracts over 1 million visitors every year. And rightfully so – at over 800 years old, it’s home to some of the country’s most interesting historical and architectural sights.

The High Altar, which took seven years to build in the 17th century, is just one of 18 altars inside the impressive Gothic and Romanesque structure. The red marble tomb of Emperor Frederick III is decorated with more than 240 statues - that's 6.667 statues for every year of his reign as Holy Roman Emperor.

If your tastes extend to the more macabre, visit the catacombs, built during the 1735 Bubonic plague they're, erm, 'home' to over 11,000 skeletons.

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Customer reviews

Oct 14, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Amazing
Oct 9, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
The excursion was good, a bit too much information in the audio guide. Service an d guide in Catacombs -Perfect!!!
Oct 8, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Gorgeous cathedral! It took us 3 hours to see everything, and it was worth every moment. I would suggest not doing the tower and treasury one after the other, because both have a lot of steps and your legs will be tired.
Sep 28, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Great stop on our tour of the city and highly recommend! Beautiful experience!
Aug 22, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Fantastic place!! Must to visit!
Aug 22, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
The ticket to the cathedral gets you into the center of the building where the crowds cannot go. Public can enter but have restricted areas from where to view the interior and it is crowded. The audio tour was fine. The tour of the catacombs was interesting and it was fun to go up in the north tower via elevator to see the views. Skip buying an extra ticket to the taller tower- it is a massive walk up narrow steps and not much of a view from the top.
Aug 14, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Well organized, easy to follow signs. This place is worth visiting.
Aug 7, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
It’s very good to see don’t get me wrong but when you book the complete tour beware you have to go around and find each enter ace to each tour staff on desk are always busy so it’s very hard to pin them down
Jun 26, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
It was an awesome experience. Please leave around 2-3 hours to be able to enjoy the whole experience. Worth every penny!
Jun 20, 2018
St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stephansdom): Towers, Catacombs, Treasury and Tour
Smooth acceptance. Great tour.