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Impressive church in a lovely town. worth a stop over to see and also stroll through the town... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
Interesting and surprisingly big

Not a lot of sights in this tourist service town. This is one. An interesting but short visit... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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Chronicled as early as 924 AD this two-spired parish church with wooden Gothic statuary is Sankt Johann's main attraction. Following the great fire of 1855, which reduced both the town and the church to rubble, the Pongau Cathedral, as it is known...more
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Kirchengasse 3, St Johann im Pongau 5600, Austria
+43 6412 6036
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Lovely Cathedral of St. Johann defines the quaint town as Eva points out. For a Cathedral in a small town, it is quite impressive and beautiful. Do take time to stroll around and take in the serene atmosphere surrounding the cathedral. The church bell can...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

This small town is well defined by this monumental building. The historical dom has impressive hight, it is located in the center of the city.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Staying in the little city for the Autumn half term, we popped in here on our first morning to admire the fine architecture. I liked the sense of light and high spaciousness - although wouldn’t like to have to paint it! Maybe the local church...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Impressive church in a lovely town. worth a stop over to see and also stroll through the town. Plenty to see in this lovely Austrian town

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Not a lot of sights in this tourist service town. This is one. An interesting but short visit although we did get to see a very traditional funeral procession

Thank ozpd70
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Sankt Johann im Pongau isn't a large place, though larger than most ski resorts. These tend to be up a mountain whereas St Johann is down in the valley, and the bus takes you up the hill to Alpendorf where the skiing is. So I've...More

Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We' ve done special stop in this city thanks to this dominant. Parish church surrounded by the modern buildings above the city invites you to visit him. Simply neogothic architecture from outside as well as inside. Free entry. Interesting daily light inside. So pure and...More

Thank TomasGozdal
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed in Sankt Johann for a week so we stopped in to explore the cathedral. The Pongauer Dom is so easy to find as it juts above the town. Pick up a mass schedule inside the main door. Not a huge tourist stop but...More

Thank CalTiskilwa
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Very relaxing atmosphere .... Lots of character.... Spent a day just browsing thru the stores.... church has a central location and is full of history....

1  Thank Ozco48
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very pretty but quite small. some history is printed on boards outside which give you an insight to the church. Central to the village. Be aware that there is very little information in any language other than German so unless you find someone present, you...More

1  Thank Ffiona W
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