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Stift Klosterneuburg

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Address: Stiftsplatz 1 | 3400, Klosterneuburg 3400, Austria
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Just a few years after relocating their residence to

Klosterneuburg,...

Just a few years after relocating their residence to

Klosterneuburg, Margrave Leopold III and his wife, Agnes, founded the monastery near their castle as a religious, social and cultural center in 1114. They handed the monastery over to the Canons Regular of St. Augustine in 1133.

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Impressive but somewhat disappointing

The complex of buildings is huge and quite impressive from afar. However, inside, some sources of frustration: the guided visit was in German, many of the things are heavily... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The complex of buildings is huge and quite impressive from afar. However, inside, some sources of frustration: the guided visit was in German, many of the things are heavily restored and look too new,... We expected better when driving out to this monastery.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stift Klosterneuburg is an excellent (and much closer) alternative to Stift Melk. The abbey offers several high quality guided tours in English, with features such as the Verdun Altar and the wine cellars. It's a delightful way to spend a few hours away from the touristy bustle of Vienna.

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Johannesburg
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Staying in Vienna for 4 days only, but well worth the trip. A simple matter of going to the end of the subway (Heiligenstadt), then a 10min train ride and a short walk. Beautiful and worth the visit - the guided sacral tour was fantastic!

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Klosterneuburg Monastery is a twelfth-century Augustinian monastery of the Roman Catholic Church located in Lower Austria. The combination of practiced faith, the unique art treasures and the oldest vineyard in Austria gives the monastery its unmistakable charm and makes it an extremely worthwhile excursion destination, situated as it is just outside Vienna. Above all, the famous Verdun altar is worth... More 

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Thank Olga S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great for a visit, both the treasure chamber and the state rooms are good for self visit, cloister and church only with guided tours as well as winery.

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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Visited on a cold snowy day in December. Ubahn U4 to Heliganstadt end of line then 10 minutes on the S40 train along the Danube. We had time to visit the treasury before doing the Sacred tour. Amazing fabrics & vestments. The English audioguide took a bit of learning, but allowed you just to hear about the items you chose.... More 

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

I had a day free in Vienna and visiting klosterneuberg was a great activity. It was easy to get to by u-bahn and train although my German is very limited. I did all three tours in succession. Make sure you get a audio guide as otherwise you won't learn much (unless the tour is in your language). The tours are... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

We toured in the evening and heard a musical performance that was arranged by our river cruise company. The tour of the building included various room and sections that gave the history going back @ 900 years. The craftsmanship was inspiring for the fact that it was done hundreds of years ago.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Atop a small hill overlooking the Danube presents a magnificent sight as you come upon it. Short bike ride from Vienna. Beautiful cathedral as part of the Abby.

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is quite a ways out but reachable by public transit. We did not use the hop on and off bus as it only ran here occasionally. You may pick from the Abbey Tour (Sacred Tour), the Wine Cellar Tour and/or Hapsburg Tour. The Hapsburg tour shows the Imperial Residence and the Archducal Crown, but is only offered once a... More 

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