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Lovely basilica

This basilica is definitely worth the drive it takes to get there. Other reviews placed the Maria... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
swtraveler15
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Springfield, Massachusetts
Superb basilica

Superb basilica far larger and ornate than you would expect in a village. It’s a place of... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
tonybY9376GE
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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Maria Taferl 1 | Entschuldigung, Die Kirche Ist Barok Nicht Gotisch, Maria Taferl 3672, Austria
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This basilica is definitely worth the drive it takes to get there. Other reviews placed the Maria Taferl in the town of Melk but it is in the town of Maria Taferl. This is a tiny mountaintop town that is worth a short walk, however...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Superb basilica far larger and ornate than you would expect in a village. It’s a place of pilgrimage. Excessively ornate. Go up left side tower which has walls covered in religious pictures donated by visitors / pilgrims.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

After Mariazell, Maria Taferl is the most important pilgrimage destination in all of Austria - The church building was built from 1660 to 1710,when local shepherd Thomas Pachmann tried to chop down the oak on which it was placed, he gravely injured both his legs....More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited Maria Taferl on a Monday. We were nearly the only visitors. Beautiful place you must have seen.

Thank K B
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Basilika of Maria Taferl is a pilgrimage destination. It lies on top of a hill and is overlooking the Donau and valley in the Wachau. You can see it at the many confessionals. You can also climb the tower of which the staircase walls...More

Thank Dorrith Z
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The view from the square in front of the church is stunning. Very nice shops with typical handmade schnaps and cafes.

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