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Augustinerstrasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5337099
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Augustinerstrasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 5337099
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people visit this church because it is where the famous Sisi married her husband, Emperor Franz Joseph. It is a nice church, rather modest (compared to other Catholic churches) with a very special atmosphere. When we visited it wasn't too crowded. As nice as...More

1  Thank Sunny E
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Augustine Church was the first Imperial court parish church.....this is where the Habsburgs prayed and wed......it dates back to 1349 but was integrated when the Hofburg was erected....there is a magnificent marble monument to Archduchess Marie Christine by Antonio Canova 1805.....the hearts of many...More

1  Thank Mathew M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the Hoffburg complex it is an ideal hideaway. The main gothic altar is stunning

Thank Bridget J
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Not only is this church very beautiful, but it was so interesting to see first-hand where the Hapsburgs worshipped, were married, etc. It's right next to the Hofburg so it's definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were passing this church during Easter Weekend and heard a choir singing. The sound was amazing and we decided to go inside. Very impressive church. This 14th-century church was built within the Hofburg complex to serve as the parish church for the imperial court....More

1  Thank Felleng
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The Hapsburg family church where I understand they worshipped & were married. It was simple in style with a marvellous cenotaph to one of Maria Theresa's children. Unfortunately it fortunately (I can't decide!) the room where the hearts of the family are kept was closed...More

1  Thank Agathaisthebest
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is another great church to spend some time just exploring. This is where numerous weddings of the old imperial family took place - Empress Maria Theresia married Franz Stefan von Lothringen in 1736, Emperor Franz Joseph I married “Sisi” in 1854, and even the...More

1  Thank Evets54
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This church is of historical importance as it was the main place of worship for the royal family when they were resident at the Hofburg. The church contains a vault with the hearts of the Habsburg family. The memorial by Canova to Maria Christina, the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

14th century gothic, with baroque organ covered in cherubs, wonderful chandelier, and a pryramidal tomb entrance in marble, with life-size marble people entering, to the memory of Maria Christina, the favourite daughter of Marie Theresa & Leopoldo 2nd. But her actual remains are in the...More

1  Thank Patricia Z
Reviewed 17 May 2017

At Augustins is in Josefplatz next to the Hofburg Palace and was built in the 14th century as the parish Church for the Habsburgs. As you might expect it is impressive on the inside but not at all impressive externally. The Gothic interior was added...More

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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 centre. The
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Mary H
7 February 2015|
Response from Lisa J | Reviewed this property |
Some tourists go to churches, temples, mosques, etc., because they are famous, historic, and pretty. They take pictures, gawk, and tick another landmark off their list. Others are art and music lovers who want to... More
Mary H
30 January 2015|
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Response from Lisa J | Reviewed this property |
Coming from the Opera and heading toward the Hofburg Palace, the church is on the left side of the street. The entrance is on the end closest to the main part of the Hofburg. So, coming from the Opera, you would pass the... More