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Mariazell Basilica

Benedictus-Platz 1, Mariazell 8630, Austria
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It is simply out of this world!

Take you time and let your mind flow - this fantastic Basilika is one of the locations you have to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JRS-Vienna
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Vienna, Austria
A huge historical Basilica in Mariazell

This is a wonderfull and huge historical building, which has a uniqe atmosphere in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Erika S
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Hungary
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Benedictus-Platz 1, Mariazell 8630, Austria
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"souvenir shops"
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"virgin mary"
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"beautiful church"
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"pilgrimage"
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"birth"
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"organ"
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"alter"
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"frescoes"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take you time and let your mind flow - this fantastic Basilika is one of the locations you have to visit! But be careful, you might want to return again!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a wonderfull and huge historical building, which has a uniqe atmosphere in the middle of the lower Alps. Kept in very good condition, clean and nice to visit. The exhibition on the upper floor is also interesting, there are information sheets prepared in...More

Thank Erika S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The most holy shrine in Austria- a pilgrimage shrine- there is a very nice Basilica with a miraculous wooden image of the virgin Mary- it was build in a a Gothic style and later on expanded and redesigned in the Baroque style. there is few...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Mariazell is a wonderful little place with a great tradition. It has been a place of Pilgrimage for hundreds of years and it still is. It's a very lovely town with great restaurants and "watering holes". But the Basilica is the centre of Mariazell, make...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Well, this is fabulous from the outside ( a bit Russian Orthodox with the onion towers) but inside it is magnificent. It sparkles with gold & silver statuary which almost needs sunglasses. But look up and the frescoes and plasterwork are stupendous. The whole place...More

Thank Higherkinders4
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is placed in the heart of Mariazell neighbored by a small market with souvenirs. The building itself has one gothic tower accompanied bz additional two baroque towers, the mixtures of these two styles can be traced inside as well. The interior is splendid...More

Thank Mili S
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The basilica is beautiful and it has a beautiful alter. The organ was playing and it was simply devine

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Nice big church, unfortunately not allowed to photo inside. Very well organized with WC and lockers if one wish to stash away big bags. Marketplace just outside selling all kinds of memorables like plastic crosses and madonnas etc....

Thank Ece L
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Mariazell Basilica, Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary, located in the middle town small room city Mariazell. It is the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria, today around a million pilgrims visit Mariazell each year and the place interest famous tourist attraction, the...More

Thank NarisaB
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Mariazell Basilica a Marian basilica, also known as Basilica Mariä Geburt or in English: Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary. Mariazell Basilica is the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe. In the church you...More

Thank Michael L
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