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Augustiner Chorherrenstift St. Florian

Stiftsstrasse 1 A-4490 St. Florian, St. Florian, Austria
43 7224 8902-0
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Outstanding organ concert, library & tour

One of our world's great treasures - this monastery compound with a beautiful abbey is outstanding... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
CzechSharon
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Austin
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Monumental and ornate

This church and seminary occupy a large site containing many stunning and ornate buildings all on a... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
amosdublin
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Dublin, Ireland
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Stiftsstrasse 1 A-4490 St. Florian, St. Florian, Austria
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

One of our world's great treasures - this monastery compound with a beautiful abbey is outstanding. The painted ceilings are staggering. Organist Anton Bruckner played here; he's buried in the crypt. Our group was blessed with a library tour which brought us to tears. A...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This church and seminary occupy a large site containing many stunning and ornate buildings all on a large scale. The main church in particular is incredibly ornate and richly decorated, the seminary monumental, even the small chapel to out Lady is beautifully atmospheric and peaceful.

1  Thank amosdublin
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit. It feels like a working Abbey should do. It's peaceful and tranquil, but huge and Baroque. It's religion on a massive scale.

1  Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Performing and recording with The Cleveland Orchestra in Sankt Florian Stift, we enjoyed walking the beautifully landscaped grounds and visiting the burial place of composer Anton Bruckner, who lies in state beneath the magnificent organ on which he performed. The acoustics are amazing, even heavenly,...More

1  Thank Richello
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

An important place for Anton Bruckner 's fans. İt is nearly one and a half hour distance form Vienna. Only if you join the tour ( at 11:00,13:00 etc) you can visit whole building including the library ,the treasure, the grave, the grave of Anton...More

1  Thank Aslı A
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Have had a tour of the complex and have climbed up both of the western towers. Have played the organ all lead by the monk who is the parish priest of the monastery church.

1  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 12 February 2016

A beautiful monastery. It's directly located on the highway from Linz to Vienna. It's the place where Bruckner wrote some of his famous music.

1  Thank Kalodez
Reviewed 16 August 2015

I had seen photos of the library in one of those 10 most beautiful libraries of the world collections that circulate around the internet. For my husband it had the added connection to Anton Brueckner. Since it was close to Linz, we went. It was...More

4  Thank MP439
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

While on a concert tour, I thoroughly enjoyed the tour of this wonderful abbey. In fact, in some respects, this is more impressive and with a more personable tour than at Melk. If you have an interest in Romantic period symphonic music, then the very...More

1  Thank StigJim
Reviewed 23 March 2015

It's a nice place to visit if you are in the area. The location it's very well maintained, there is free entrance. Near by you can find a nice restaurant.

2  Thank mocapaull
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