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St. Stephan's Cathedral, Passau

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web
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. To visit St. Stephan's Cathedral on your trip to Passau, use our Passau holiday planner.
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  • Stop by and purchase a ticket to the organ concerts held here. there are 5 different organs in the cathedral. typical cathedral from a worship perspective. 
  • Must see in Passau, best with Orgelkonzert.Grosser Baroque Cathedral South of the Alps, with the largest organ of the Welt.Das organ Concerto begins on the working day 12 Uhr.Ein experience for the Ruhe...und for the ears. Daniel
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  • ... is not only the building, but particularly the unique organ and its sound. We have enjoyed this the 2nd time.
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  • Very beautiful cathedral
  • simply amazing
  • Solemn gorgeous energizing.
  • The highest point of the old town dominated by a mainly from the 17th century Baroque townscape with houses of Italian Builder in the style of Inn - Salzach construction standing on 1150 the Duomo square, the former capitular farms from the second half of the 17th century DOM St. Stephan's Cathedral with three towers and domes, as well as the largest organ in the world. In its origins dating back to the time around 450 imposing Cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of the Diocese of Passau, and was rebuilt from 1668 in Baroque style with a two-towered Western facade. Opposite the Cathedral, the Prince was first mentioned in the late 12th century residence which is connected by a leading over the Zengergasse building with the dome extends Riverside Inn. The complex consists of the old residence with buildings 15 up 17th century About the Hall is in the first third of the 18th century in the style of the Viennese Baroque style to reach built new residence. In the South, has an early-Classicist facade of show the tract and adjacent to the prestigious residence square with its patrician houses in the North, the Gothic East choir of the Cathedral and the Marschallhaus in the West, as well as the Wittelsbacherbrunnen. The unique historical and cultural past of area as one of the oldest cities of the German-speaking area and one of the first Christian Europe is felt in every corner here!
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