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Heiligenkreuz Abbey

A-2532 Heiligenkreuz 1, Sulz im Wienerwald, Austria
+43 2258 87030
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A-2532 Heiligenkreuz 1, Sulz im Wienerwald, Austria
+43 2258 87030
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful monastery, combining almost 1000 years of different architecture. Famous for it's choir.

1  Thank thomaslegner
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had an enjoyable guided tour round the abbey visiting all the areas that are still used by the monks.Some amazing architecture and wood craft throughout.

Thank ham321ish
Reviewed 14 October 2016

During our private tour to Vienna woods, we have visited this beautiful abbey. It was a Cistercian monastry founded in 1113 and the medieval architectural designs thereat together with the many stained glass windows therein were breath-taking. The place was quiet and we also have...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the abbey on a Gray Line tour (which we had to do, as it is difficult to reach on public transportation. But that did not really matter; it was a small tour with an excellent guide. As this is still a functioning Cistercian...More

Thank Boyd F
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is a Medieval Abby founded in 1113. It is a Cistercian monastery in the village of Heilingenkreuz in the southern part of the Vienna woods. It is the oldest continuously occupied Cistercian monastery in the world. Very impressive.

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 12 June 2016

An obligatory stop in a Vienna Wood trip - really interesting and beautiful place. Ancient abbey is still breathing with the medieval air. Must see.

Thank yegorb306
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

I visited here as part of an organised day tour from Vienna and it was wonderful. The detail in the architecture and stained glass windows was fabulous. We spent about an hour here and I'd absolutely recommend it if you appreciate art and architecture.

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We visited the abbey as part of our excursion to the Vienna Woods. We had a 30 minute guided tour of the Abbey. Our guide told us a lot about the history of the Abbey, and guided us along a hallway overlooking a courtyard. There...More

Thank JellyrollsKaren
Reviewed 29 April 2016

While driving in and around the Wiener Wald - Vienna Woods - south of Vienna, there are some stops you mustn’t miss. The Abbey at Heiligenkreuz is one. Not necessarily for the tour (in German and guided-only), but for the food in the rambling restaurant...More

1  Thank JoEllen Z
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Fun facts about this place? It was built in 1133 and is the oldest (continuously) active monastery in the world. Like many of the similar sites I've visited, they use part of the grounds as a school which really livens up the place. Now the...More

2  Thank Jennifer F
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Is it possible to see the Abbey on your own? My husband and I will be driving to Melk and thought we could stop here on the way.
10 May 2015|
Response from 572stevenl |
As I know it is not. You have to join the tour group and 6 people is the minimum. We will drive to visit that place ourselves.