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Votivkirche, Vienna

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Featuring two slim spires visible from a great distance, Votivkirche serves as one of Vienna's major Gothic landmarks, known for its stained-glass windows. Commissioned immediately after a failed assassination attempt on the life of Emperor Franz Joseph in 1853, the church was finally finished nearly two decades later. Consecrated on the silver anniversary of the emperor's marriage, the structure sits across from the site of the assassination attempt. The exterior features an intricate facade embellished with sculptures, while inside you can see an eye-catching altar decorated with glass mosaics and alabaster columns. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Vienna fast, fun, and easy.
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  • A splendid Gothic church. Another gem to discover in Vienna. Totally recommend your visit.
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  • This ancient church is easily accessible by foot and public transport. Its well-preseved and the architecture is impressive, inside, the beautiful stained glass displays are breath-taking with each te...  more »
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  • It's not accessible right now because of the construction, but its pair of Gothic-looking towers are quite pretty. It has much less attention than Stephansdom, if you want a quieter atmosphere.
  • The most beautiful church in Vienna, beats Stephansdom. Don't forget to study the gargoyles and see if you can find the bishop that's being sat on. 😊
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