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St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche)

Morzin Platz on Ruprechtsplatz, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5356003
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Morzin Platz on Ruprechtsplatz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This church is worth the visit from the city center, most notably because of the absence of tourists. However, there seems to be a horse and buggy route running nearby which is worth avoiding. The church is very old and finding the entrance and exit...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Accidentally saw this church on our Segway tour..... we were standing within 20 feet of it for 15 minutes and NEVER knew it was there! it's hidden within this little courtyard of cafes and almost totally covered by ivy and, if the tourguide hadn't pointed...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

I attended a wonderful early music concert in this church: the perfect venue for this sort of music. The church is quite small. In the summer they have regular concerts of small ensembles. The church is an interesting example of Romanesque.

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a very simple but extremely beautiful old church – possibly the oldest in Vienna. A church in some form has stood on this site since 740 although much that you see now, such as the aisle, is from the 11th century. Much of...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This was a lovely location and a very strong ambience. This quaint little church was on the walking tour and was how we discovered it. It was an amazing little find and gave great photo opportunities whilst getting to it as well as on location....More

Thank Dorothy T
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

It is a lovely, romanesque church at the border of the old town. It's really worth to take a few steps downstairs and have a look at it from the North, as it looks much more spectacular from there than when seen from the South.

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

St. Rupert's is the oldest church in Vienna and, quite likely, the oldest building. It is right near the canal and an easy walk from the Judenplatz and the center of old town. Ironally, it bumps up against the plaza with bars and beer joints....More

Thank dvorac4
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful building but it was closed!! Does that count as a visit. Its rich in history and i was sad to only be able to read literature and take a few photos.

Thank Michael E
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is the oldest church in Vienna and worth a look. Only 3 min. walk from the Judenplatz. The statue outside is really amazing as is the church itself. Inside the church is a glass crypt.

Thank Nicky F
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

It will take 5 min walk from the center of the city. Small, grey building with awesome colorful windows and white walls. Absolute silence inside.

Thank EkaterinaSB
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