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Maria Am Gestade, Vienna

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#24 of 106 in Historic Sites in Vienna
Religious Site · Architectural Building
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Featured often in some of the oldest images of the city, Maria Am Gestade represents one of Vienna's oldest and most recognizable places of worship. Consecrated in 1414, the church served as a popular spot for anglers due to its proximity to the Danube River. Today, the narrow Gothic building is best known for its ornate 56 m (180 ft) tower. Step inside to observe the imposing high altar, colorful stained glass, intricately carved statues, and 15th-century reliefs on the porticos. The grandeur and beauty of the church today make it hard to believe it once served as an arsenal and stable for Napoleon during his occupation of Vienna. With our world travel planner, Vienna attractions like Maria Am Gestade can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • My twin brother Stephen and I were heading to Delirium Cafe to enjoy some great beers from Belgium and passed through Passauer Platz and dominating this pretty square is Maria Am Gestade ,one of the.....  more
    My twin brother Stephen and I were heading to Delirium Cafe to enjoy some great beers from Belgium and passed through Passauer Platz and dominating this pretty square is Maria Am Gestade ,one of the.....  more »
  • This is the second oldest church in Vienna. Originally built before the 1130s, it is in a beautiful gothic style and its tower is quite unique. It is run by the Redemptorist catholic order. 
    This is the second oldest church in Vienna. Originally built before the 1130s, it is in a beautiful gothic style and its tower is quite unique. It is run by the Redemptorist catholic order.  more »
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  • An absolute beauty. I've walked past this church many times, always photographing the outside. Finally I was able to go inside to see its inner beauty. And what a beaute she was!
  • The oldest church of vienna. Very impressive decoration.

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