St. Stephan's Cathedral, Passau

St. Stephan's Cathedral contains Europe's largest organ, with 17,774 pipes, 223 registers, and six consoles. Mozart even wrote music for and played this organ. The Italian Baroque church dates to 1688, measures 100 m (328 ft) long, and features eight large bells--the largest weighing in at 7,550 kg (more than 8 tons). The church interior has impressive decorative adornments. Check the website for a schedule of concerts. Use our Passau trip itinerary maker site to add St. Stephan's Cathedral and other attractions to your Passau vacation plans.
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  • August 18, 2017
    A must see if you're nearby! Imposing and magnificent cathedral organ! Really worth seeing!
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  • August 16, 2017
    The self indulgent organist who insisted on playing his own rubbish should know his audience. Mostly american tourists with little knowledge of music but who may have been convinced by some Bach at le...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    With the world's largest organ, the stark white sculpture and ornamentation overwhelm a visitor. This is a massive ediface, with large paintings on the ceiling and columns. Arriving from the plaza in ...  more »
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  • Outstanding baroque cathedral surprising for such a small town. Much more visually engaging inside when compared to plain gothic cathedrals. Spent half an hour taking photos, can spend a day taking photos there... BTW - Largest organ in Europe, do catch a Sunday performance if you can...
  • amazing baroque cathedral with beautiful art and frescoes. Must see
  • It's unbelievable that Passau, being so small, has this magnificent Cathedral. Definitely worth visiting at least once, even better during a concert.
  • A small town with so many antiques & medieval Catholic Dom. The scenery is also wonderful
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