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Elegant Old Cathedral in City-Center

I was up and out early this morning and, in exploring the town at dawn, I saw the elegant old St... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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Lovely parish church in the pretty town of Villach. The bell tower is a must if you can make it up... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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14 Mar 2018
“Elegant Old Cathedral in City-Center”
30 Aug 2018
“Normal church”
Kirchenplatz 8, Villach 9500, Austria
+43 4242 24066
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This church was not spectacular nor ugly. It was pretty normal considering how many beautiful churches you can find in Europe

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Beatrice N
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I was up and out early this morning and, in exploring the town at dawn, I saw the elegant old St. Jakob's Cathedral, right in the City-Center. It was so early that I didn't think it would be open, so when I tried the door...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lovely parish church in the pretty town of Villach. The bell tower is a must if you can make it up the 240 steps! It's not a continuous climb, so there are chances to rest along the way. Worth it for the views once you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Scopes1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Very old church in Villach Austria. In the center of the city. Even a statue of the Saint of Firefighters. One of the Dream and his life. Some of the old kings. They all look real. Good location for eating and shopping. You can also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Frieda C
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Just in the center of town this is a delight for fond of architecture.Free entrance. That's pity, the bell tower was closed , with 240 steps overlooking the town and river. Beatiful Christmas' lights covered it . A waterfall of light

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Late gothic church not so big but having a very peculiar ceiling. On sunday morning during celebrations you can hear a really good pipe organ, powerful and well maintained. There are also concerts in spring and summer in the evenings. Very easy to reach by...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank ValerioDM
Reviewed 8 April 2016

The church is nice, to me the most interesting in town. But the highlite of visit was the view from the church bell! A must thing to do in Villach - or Beljak, what the town is called in Slovene language.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank izif_37
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Parish Church St. Jakob is the main church in Villach, right in the center of the town at the top of the Hauptplatz. Don't forget to step into this church when strolling through Villach. The interior of St. Jakob is interesting, with a notable pulpit;...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The signature church in the heart of the city. Walking distance from the bus/train station. It is worth to visit since they are not charging any entrance fees.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank FAKUL
Reviewed 3 August 2015

A pretty little church in the center of Villach. It's not really a grand medieval cathedral, so there's not much to write home about here, but if you're passing by, then take a picture as a reminder of your visit to Villach.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank George H
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