St Charles Church

Vienna

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St Charles Church

A striking sacred building with a large cupola and two giant twin columns standing at its sides, this church is the last great work of Baroque city architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach. Karlskirche is a European Baroque masterpiece, with symbolic design and use of classical architectural elements. Take the elevator to the dome for a close-up of the fresco-decorated interiors. Karlskirche frequently hosts classical music concerts, Vivaldi and Mozart in particular. The acoustics of this Baroque church are something you simply must experience.

Do & See

Vienna has over 100 museums and countless examples of great architecture seamlessly combining old and new designs. When you've got enough sightseeing for the day, rest in one of the 280 parks and gardens scattered around the city.