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Mausoleum of Emperor Ferdinand II

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Simple but pretty

Definitely mausoleum looks much more prestigious from outside than inside, but I still find it... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
GabiZ111
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Vienna, Austria
beautiful on the outside

great architecture but boring inside. don't waste your time or money going in. just admire it from... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Jeff M
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Kamloops
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Definitely mausoleum looks much more prestigious from outside than inside, but I still find it worth visiting. Simple white walls allow to pay a special attention to the beautiful baroque parts of interior - especially amazing ceiling's paintings. I also loved the idea of putting...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

It is actually a small church as well as a mausoleum. The church has 2 impressive altars. Then you go down into the crypt. It does not take a long time but is well worth a visit. Do not forget to go up in the...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

great architecture but boring inside. don't waste your time or money going in. just admire it from outside.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is an amazing baroque chapel which is beautiful. The tombs are on the lower floor. While we visited a film crew were there making a film about the Counter Reformation. We climbed up the tower and got wonderful views of the city and the...More

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I was surprised at the number of 4 and 5 Point reviews and decided to look myself. Alas, the style is to be seen in dozens of buildings in Graz alone. The fact that an Emperor is buried there does not make in more interesting...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

If you were expecting to see a sarcophagus with a figure of Emperor Ferdinand II on top, you will be sadly disappointed. His tomb and that of his first wife are marked only by stone plaques. There is a sarcophagus in the mausoleum, built for...More

Thank manumum
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

6€/person without any kind of information or explanation. The personal was not too kind. From the top of the tower you can't see the city as I expected. The view is worse than from the hill.

Thank DavidSacristan
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I came here because I'd been to the imperial mausoleum in Vienna last year and wanted to complete the set of Austrian royal tombs. The mausoleum is surprisingly large for just one Emperor, with plenty of ornate shrines upstairs and the tomb downstairs. You can...More

Thank ANS321
Reviewed 9 July 2017

There was no guided tour when we were there, but it was beautiful. Much more than I expected to see in a Mausoleum. Make sure to hang on to the handrail going down the steps. Don't forget to look up. Everything is decorated.

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Impressive buildiln looks like a church from the outside. Nice to visit but it is just another beutiful old building - not rely outstanding...

Thank izif_37
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