St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), Salzburg

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At St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), see how this medieval monastery served as the home to Benedictine monks for more than 1,000 years. Built about 696 CE, it lays claim to being the oldest monastery in the German-speaking world. St. Rupert founded the monastery at the site of a Late Antique church. Enter the abbey church to see how the Romanesque facade transforms into a Rococo interior. You can view the organs at which Mozart's wife, Constanze, sang at the premiere of his Great Mass in C Minor. Look for the rock tomb--the original tomb of St. Rupert--next to his altar. Check out the shrine under the main altar, which stores most of Rupert′s relics. Add St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and other attractions to your Salzburg trip itinerary using our Salzburg trip itinerary planner .
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  • The Salzburg Benedictine Archabbey completes the monastic life according to the rules of St. Benedict; and currently 21 Benedictine monks belong to the monastic community; In addition to the focus of the miserable activities, there is also the gas tonomy plant, nursery and a quaint bakery. The building itself features a Romanesque porch, the nave with lateral altars, the altar room, the Marienkapelle and the St. Peter cemetery. The inner nave has wonderful paintings on both sides depicting the sky, ceiling paintings and a magnificent altarroom. At the Einang there is a monastery shop and writing
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  • Do not miss this beautiful, perfectly preserved Church!! Europe has so many beautiful old Churches, and this one is no exception...… feels like a sanctuary.....  more »
  • Visit after leaving the fortress of Hohensalzburg. It has 2 entrances on foot. The cemetery with the chapel of Saint Margarete has free entrance. The Romanesque abbey dates from the 12th century and was renovated in Rococo style in the 18th century. The cemetery, Petersfiredhof, consists of stone tombstones adorned by crosses and plates carved in metal with artistic details. The gardens are beautiful. The chapel of Santa Margarete dates from the fifteenth century and is preserved. The catacombs are worth it for the view of the whole complex. They have no other attractions especially if you have visited catacombs in Italy and France. Getting out of there you will be a few steps from the Cathedral.
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  • If the history and beauty of architecture are connected together correctly, it turns out magnificent Archtecturnaya memory and a place that you want to visit more and more... Don't be sorry for your time. Visit beautiful places to be imprinted in your memory 😊
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  • A beautiful cementary in the middle of salzburg. Very decorated graves and a beautiful church. Great place to see, especially if you are a sound of music fan.
  • It's a beautiful Abbey.
  • Nice Church
  • If the history and beauty of architecture are connected together correctly, it turns out magnificent Archtecturnaya memory and a place that you want to visit more and more... Don't be sorry for your time. Visit beautiful places to be imprinted in your memory 😊
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