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Schottenkirche

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Address: 6 Freyung Square, Vienna, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 53498
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Lovely church

We stopped off to visit this lovely church. It is called the Scottish church , it was founded by the Hiberno-Scottish Benedictine monks in the 12th century.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen S
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped off to visit this lovely church. It is called the Scottish church , it was founded by the Hiberno-Scottish Benedictine monks in the 12th century.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was quite fortunate to stumble across this church just as the sun came out for the first time for the day, resulting in some great lighting for photos. Unfortunately I wasn't quite so lucky in that a wedding was taking place inside - meaning that it wasn't open for visitors. Very pretty church in baroque style.

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am scottish and was amazed to find this church in vienna it was absolutely beautiful inside around this area there is a scottish university and tram stop it was very interesting that scotland plays a huge part in austrain culture on the day I visited there was a guy in a kilt which just made my day.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This church is located 10 minute walk from Stephansplatz. Its interior has very elaborate ceiling and wall paintings, sculptures and an ornate altar.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

I visited this lovely church on April 7th afternoon. It was 6.30pm and there was a mass going on. I wish I had entered earlier to admire its interior to the fullest!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Parts of this Scottish Viennese parish church date back 1000 years. We stumbled upon it and I'm glad we went inside. It's lovely despite looking plain from the outside. Check it out if your are in the area.

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Highland Village, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

See every church you can as they are all different and they just don't make them like this anymore. History just standing there and was even awe inspiring for my 11 year old.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We were just visiting this lovely district of Vienna and in particular the area of FREYUNG with it's stunning architecture and as it was Christmas time the lovely Christmas market's around this area ,i think we visited three on the afternoon of our visit. The SCHOTTENKIRCHE ( THE SCOTTISH CHURCH ) is a beautiful church that dominates the whole area,on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

We came across “Schottenkirche” after finding Beethoven’s apartment. The name means Scottish Church and living in Scotland we had to investigate. Another beautiful church in Vienna, though gated off from the public. This was a shame as my husband loves church organs and we were unable to see the organ here. It was a very peaceful church and we enjoyed... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

The church itself is very ornate, but there are definitely more beautiful and breath-taking churches in Vienna. It's also usually gated, so you can only enter the front. If you exit and enter the church from the side though, you'll find a small chapel with a unique figure of Madonna with Jesus from the 13th century.

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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