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Silent Night Chapel (Stille Nacht Kapelle)

Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
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Salzburg Christmas Eve Tour to the Silent Night Chapel
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Salzburg Christmas Eve Experience: Arnsdorf, Silent Night Chapel and Museum in...
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Constructed in 1937, this church was built on the site where the church of Father Josef Mohr, one of the composers of "Silent Night," was once located.
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4 Aug 2016
“Wisoot Jiradamkerng”
1 week ago
“Silent Night Written Here”
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Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, son and I discovered this chapel in 1988 by accident. On this trip we wanted to show the two friends that were with us something that isn't in every guidebook. The current chapel is a historical rebuild of the original. The songwriter of...More

Thank plschilt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought this would be a nice christmas eve family activity. A bit corney and not in english so many tourists were disappointed. Even a chance to sing silent night did not occur as only in Austrian. AI think whole crowd would have sang along...More

Thank darrengardner
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We drove through a snow storm from Germany on Christmas Eve to Oberndorf to the Silent Night Chapel. It was magical and one of the most memorable moments of my life. Definitely worth the drive!

Thank texanbelle71
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Initially we were disappointed that the chapel is a memorial, not the chapel where the carol was first performed. However, the whole trip was very interesting. It was wonderful to see the involvement of the local people in the celebration. The focus of the speeches,...More

Thank EK639
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very small chapel where the famous "Silent Night" was wrote and played for the first time. This place makes you feel overwhelming when standing there singing all together "Silent Night" song in the Christmas Eve evening.

Thank wis00tj
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We went for the service on Christmas Eve and it was a bit of a disappointment. Hard to hear the service as everyone was chatting around us. Didn't get to go inside as queue was too long. Massive crowds and almost crushed at the exit....More

2  Thank AussieFamilyAway
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Very quiet in the day and we were almost by ourselves. Interesting history of Silent Night especially if yoy are right into Christmas

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 31 October 2015

It is a very small chapel, probably can seat about 15 to 20 people, the place where the Christian song Silent Night was sang for the first time.

Thank shalom73
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Whilst we stayed in Salzburg, this was a very short ride to Oberndorf from Salzburg central. A 10-15 minute walk from the station down the river walk you find the Chapel. just follow the crowd coming off the train with you. On Christmas Eve, this...More

9  Thank spaceflight
Reviewed 14 December 2013

We visited the Silent Night chapel and Museum on our visit to Salzburg. It was too cool to see the original sheet music where the hymn was written and learn all about the author. The chapel was too unique. If you are in Salzburg, this...More

3  Thank Greg521
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HachiMom
I am curious to know what time the Christmas Eve service is?
1 December 2015|
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Response from LancashireOldHand |
It's at 17:00 or 5 pm local time.
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771JOE_Z
Hello, Can anyone tell me if there are places open to eat a Christmas eve dinner in Obendorf, after the silent night mass? Thank you.
1 November 2015|
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Response from LancashireOldHand |
Well, it's not Mass (Eucharist) but a short 30-min open air service outside the chapel to commemorate the first performance of Silent Night in 1818. There are a few places to eat but as Christmas Eve dinner is the main... More
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