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Address: Universitatspl., Salzburg, Austria
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Universitatkirche: Must visit for its interiors !

An often ignored place due to its not so impressing exterior. However one is taken by surprise to see its grand marble interior and an equally interesting history behind the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2016
Karthik B
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Bengaluru, India
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is really the Kollegienkirche so please those reviews also. I think there are many more reviews there. But I would definitely make it a stop on tour of Salzburg. It can be a short visit, but well worth the time. Please see my review under Kollegienkirche and the pics posted there.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

An often ignored place due to its not so impressing exterior. However one is taken by surprise to see its grand marble interior and an equally interesting history behind the church. Numerous concerts are organised here at a nominal prices throughout the year.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

This is the University church to serve the university students. It is often ignored by the visitors unaware of its history and the various purposes it was used by rulers of different periods apart from its original purpose. However it is worth a peek depending on how much you are interested in history and architecture. Not only that, this is... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

This was the first church we visited and we stayed quite a long time admiring the marble statuary and beautiful altar. Although not as grand as the Dom (Cathedral), the interior is beautiful and well worth taking the time to visit.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 9 October 2011

In fact named Kollegienkirche. The church was closed due to renovationworks (woukd re-open 4 days later but by then we had travveled on), so only pix of its exterior. The Collegiate Church (Baroque) is the University Church and the sciences are central pictured in the high altar. 1623, Prince Archbishop Paris Lodron made plans for the church. Only 70 years... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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Reviewed 3 July 2009

This little gem of a Church often gets skipped because people only see the Dom. Make sure you take a 5 minute peek by or stop a bit longer and reflect. There are tons of concerts held here as well for very good price so check on the signage out front.

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