Abbeys, Monasteries & Churches

Stadtpfarrkirche Korneuburg

Korneuburg Parish Church

In the middle of the wonderful renovated old town streets stands the 1212 built city parish church, which is consecrated to the holy Aegidius. The high altar is from the year 1870.


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Minoritenkirche

Minoritenkirche

The Minorite Church was completed in 1739 and is considered one of the loveliest Late Baroque churches in Austria. It has remained unchanged to the present as an ensemble comprising the Loreto chapel, sacristy, crypt, and hermitage. The church is...


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Pfarrkirche Großweikersdorf

Pfarrkirche

Der Hochaltar, wie auch die beiden Seitenaltäre im Querraum, gehen vermutlich auf Entwürfe des Architekten der Kirche, Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach, zurück.


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Pfarrkirche Fels am Wagram

Pfarrkirche

Im Inneren befinden sich unter anderem Bilder von Johann Martin Schmidt, nämlich die Glorie der HL. Margarethe im Hauptbild, der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit im ovalen Bildaufsatz, ebenso der Hl. Petrus der Hl. Wendelin und der Hl. Johannes Nepomuk oder das...


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Pfarrkirche Großriedenthal

Pfarrkirche

Die heutige Kirche entstand 1768 nach den Entwürfen des Wiener Baumeisters Josef Gerl. Der Hauptaltar zeigt ein 1769 von Martin Johann Schmidt, den sogenannten Kremser Schmidt, signiertes Bild des Kirchenpatrons, des hl. Lorenz.


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Stadtpfarrkirche St. St. Stephan Tulln

St. Stephen’s Tulln Parish Church

The Tulln parish church is nearly 1000 years old and was among the early parish churches to be established by the Babenbergs. It is Romanesque at its core with a Gothic chancel and towers and an interior in Baroque style.Along with the parish church,...


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Stadtpfarrkirche Stockerau

Stockerau Parish Church

The Stockerau Parish Church has the highest church tower in Lower Austria.The church is dedicated to St. Stephen and was built in 1777/78. A few years before that (1722 to 1725) the church tower had been added to the old parish church.At 88 m, it is the...


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Karner Tulln

The Charnel House in Tulln

The charnel house reflects the wealth of the town in the 13th c. It is considered one of the most significant structures of its kind in Europe. Given the artistic parallels, the master builders here were presumably also active in the Hungarian town of...


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Unterkirche, Stadtpfarrkirche Traismauer

Traismauer Parish Church

The Traismauer parish church in baroque style also has a long history. In the early 9th c, Traismauer was a major town in the eastern county of Charlemagne's empire. For instance, Prince Privina, who had fled from Moravia, was baptized in the then St....


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Wallfahrtskirche Maria Trost

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Trost

Sie ist weithin sichtbar, auf einer natürlichen Befestigung, dem sogenannten Kirchberg südöstlich des Marktplatzes gebaut. Der gotische Staffelbau wurde in der 2. Hälfte des 14. Jahrhunderts errichtet und im 18. Jahrhundert durchgreifend barockisiert.


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A host of art monuments from the Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance periods have been preserved over the centuries. The many abbeys and churches, basilicas and charterhouses remain remarkable witnesses to a rich history of sacred art. There are also magnificent examples of Austrian baroque.