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Franziskanerkirche, Salzburg

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A fusion of Gothic and Romanesque architectural styles, Franziskanerkirche represents one of Salzburg's oldest churches. Stop by the church, located in the heart of the city's Old Town, and admire the exterior's medieval construction, dating from the 1200s. Its footprint is squat, its roof is relatively steep, and its facade features high arched windows. Make your way inside and note the change in appearance as you transition through the naves and vaulted ceilings to the original basilica. Wander through the different chapels within, and be sure to view the religious works of art and Baroque decorations that contrast with the rest of the building. Put Franziskanerkirche at the forefront of your travel plans using our Salzburg family vacation planner.
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  • This church was by far my favorite in Salzburg. I would dare to say that it was even more special than the Dom. The mix of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque was well played and thought out. The altar was...  more »
  • I love this beautiful church, which is one of the oldest in the city of Salzburg and me especially with their wonderful star ribbed Vault supported by seemingly soaring, slender columns!
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  • a very beautiful church very large that until now my biggest church that I've looked at so far. very student also the history of the Church collapse after the war and build up again she has become so brachtvoll...
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  • Now THIS church is really special. I've gotta admit I am not a huge fan of Baroque (it's just too much for me), but the way this one is decorated and those funny little details you can find... yeah, it sort of convinced me Baroque wasn't that bad afterall.
  • I was not inside the church but from outside looks interesting
  • Opening hours: daily 6.30am-7.30 pm No visits during mass!
  • Beautiful gothic church dedicated to San Francisco and that its definitely worth a visit. Was founded in the 8th century Romanesque and Gothic as rebuilt in the thirteenth century as.
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  • A Gothic jewel
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