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Silent Night Chapel (Stille Nacht Kapelle)

Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
+43 664 2645404
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Salzburg Christmas Eve Tour to the Silent Night Chapel
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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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Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria
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+43 664 2645404
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"on christmas eve"
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"train station"
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"worth a visit"
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"song"
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"nicht"
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"sung"
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"touching"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A don't miss if you love Christmas. Visit the museum next door to the Chapel. This is where Silent Night was played for the first time in history.

Thank ErichZ14
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

A pleasant and informative visit to a museum providing the inspiration and birthplace of “Silent Night” As we were there just before Christmas this was particularly meaningful. We had a guide who was particularly informative and explained about the collaboration of two men (and their...More

Thank JHarris_9
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Stop and stretch your legs in Oberndorf and see the Silent Night Chapel and Museum. The small town of Oberndorf is also charming. There is a nice museum about the town and the men who wrote Silent Night. There is also a tiny chapel nearby...More

Thank chemtex
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little church, just outside Salzburg, was luvly hearing silent night sung in German on Christmas eve. Some nice stalls with local wares and food etc.

Thank gazmaz25
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

It is impossible to describe how moving/memorable this experience was! We took (our only) tour to the site, and that convenience was worth it! Yes its cold (its December in Austria!) Yes, its crowded (everyone, like you, wants to be there!) But completely worth it....More

Thank P H
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Very simple and nice Chapel. Magic and charming place. Not so far from Salzburg. The best moment for visit is December 24 th at 17 o'clock.

1  Thank Mariusz_EU
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Stille Nacht Kapelle (Silent Night Chapel) is in the tiny little village of Oberdorf bei Salzburg, Austria close to the German boarder. We will always remember the walk through the little village of Oberdorf from the train station as the excitement builds. This is...More

2  Thank namelunk
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Took the Lokalbahn from Salzburg. Walked along the river from the train station. The walk itself was worth the trip! Sweet place. The museum explains the society of the day, namely the people who operated the salt barges. The museum even has a sound proof...More

1  Thank Ortlinde
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped with a tour group and stayed two hours. Such a good experience! The tour was informative, giving context for Oberndorf as well as the creation of the hymn. I especially enjoyed the peaceful little chapel where Silent night was introduced. The song essentially...More

1  Thank Deborah F
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This tiny chapel is a replica of the original on the original site. It probably only seats about 30 people and has stained glass windows commemorating the writing of the Christmas Carol. The chapel is set in a pretty square and a bit off the...More

2  Thank Nigel K
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andycrown
12 March 2018|
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Response from P H | Reviewed this property |
It's a 30-45 minute drive by car. A little over an hour by bus.
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HachiMom
2 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
2 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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