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Karlskirche

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Address
Karlsplatz, Wien
 
Hours

Monday to Saturday: 9am - 12:30pm and 1pm to 6pm

Sundays and Public Holidays: 12pm - 5:45pm

 
Website
 
Price

Conservation Fee + Lift

Adults: €6 ($6.99)

Groups from 6 persons: €5 ($5.82)

Students: €4 ($4.66)

Children under 10: Free

 
 
Transport
Tram D to Gußhausstrasse (303yds)
Tram 62 Tram 65 Tram 1 to Resselgasse (316yds)
Tram J to Bösendorferstrasse (378yds)
U1 U2 U4 Tram 62 Tram 65 Tram 1 to Karlsplatz (422yds)
Karlskirche Wien

Karlskirche (St Charles Church) is baroque Church located just outside Vienna's Ringstrasse. It was conceived in 1713 a year after the last plague epidemic and was pledged to the patron saint Charles Borromeo who was known as a healer of plague victims.

Its enormous free standing columns make the architecture of the Karlskirche quite unique.

Johann Bernard Fischer von Erlach, a master of the Baroque style, starting work on the church in 1716 and continued for 6 years until his death. His son, Joseph Emanuel, took over its completion.

Karlskirche was finally finished in 1737, and gave a direct line of sight to the Hofburg Palace and was until the end of the Habsburg dynasty the imperial patron parish church.

Today, the church remains in operation and is one of the major tourist attractions on Vienna. Inside the church, visitors can catch a lift or take the stairs to the church's 70m high roof to get a better look at the impressive frescoes that decorate Karlskirche's roof.

Karlskirche is located in central Vienna near many of the other attractions that the city offers.

 
 
 

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Inside Karlskirche

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Inside Karlskirche
Roof of the Karlskirche
Guardian Angel outside Karlskirche
Fresco inside the Karlskirche
Karlskirche Main Fresco
Karlskirche Fresco
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Intricate column outside Karlskirche Vienna
Karlskirche at night
Karlskirche Wien
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