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St. Stephen's Cathedral

Between 1137, when it was founded, and 1511, when major construction work ended, St. Stephen’s Cathedral has seen tragedy and triumph, royalty and the religious, and repair and restoration work that continue until today. This ancient cathedral, an iconic symbol of Austria, stands in the famous Stephansplatz square in the heart of Vienna, and remains one of the most conspicuous landmarks of the city’s skyline. With its alluring combination of rich Romanesque and Gothic architecture, imposing size, exquisite altars, multiple bells, ancient chapels and crypts, and extraordinarily colourful history, St. Stephen’s Cathedral is a must-see on every holiday to Vienna.

  • Marvel at the massive 16th century bell nicknamed “Boomer,” which hangs in the north tower of Vienna’s St. Stephen’s Cathedral; its 20,130 kilograms weight and 3.14 metre diameter makes it Europe’s second largest but Austria’s largest.
  • See the famed Stone Pulpit, a masterpiece in Gothic sculpture, featuring stylized protruding petals, embellished pillar and spiral stairway, and self-portrait in stone of the pulpit’s unknown sculptor.
  • Check the 14 niched sides of St. Katherine’s Chapel baptismal font, located in the south tower of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, which features Christ, St. Stephen, and the 12 apostles.

Getting to St. Stephen’s Cathedral by car, taxi, or foot is rather easy as it is located in the famous Stephansplatz square in the centre of Vienna, an important hub for two U-Bahn metro lines. Additionally, there are three bus routes with stops at or near Stephansplatz. Alternatively, you can board any of the sightseeing buses which connect the square. These buses are run by different companies, and can be identified by their conspicuous colours. Other public transportation options to get within walking distance of the cathedral include City Airport Trains (CAT) and the S-Bahn metro from the airport.

Hotels near St. Stephen's Cathedral

172 hotels near St. Stephen's Cathedral

1 Stefanie Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Taborstrasse 12 Map

Featuring an elegant decor and a warm hospitality, Stefanie Hotel welcomes you for an unforgettable vacation. GeneralThis metropolitan hotel in the 2nd District offers meeting room that can host... More

2 Hotel De France

5 stars
4.7 / 5 11 reviews

Schottenring 3 Map

Surrounded by numerous attractions, the elegant and luxurious De France Hotel Vienna is an ideal place for guests travelling on both leisure and business. GeneralThe hotel also offers 8... More

3 Hotel Am Parkring

4 stars
4.6 / 5 9 reviews

Parkring 12 Map

Cordial hospitality and top quality services are offered to guests at Hotel Am Parkring Vienna. Along with its amenities, this hotel also offers personalised services and Southern hospitality.... More

4 The Ring

5 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

Kaerntner Ring 8 Map

The Ring Vienna's Casual Luxury Hotel offers quality accommodation and convenient facilities to make the guests feel comfortable. Some of the major city attractions include Danube Tower, Imperial... More

5 Das Opernring Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

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Discerning holidaymakers and corporate travellers looking for plush accommodations teeming with top-notch facilities, find suitable base in the inviting spaces of Das Opernring Hotel. Apart from... More

6 Hotel Royal

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

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Offering a modest yet sufficient range of services and facilities alongside the warm welcome, the Royal Hotel provides you with all requirements to enjoy this fantastic city to the maximum. ... More

7 Hotel am Stephansplatz

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

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The heart of Vienna beats on the Stephansplatz. You will not be able to get closer to the pulse of this city than at the HOTEL AM STEPHANSPLATZ! As a business or individual traveler, the central... More

8 Erzherzog Rainer

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

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Proverbial Viennese charm and a tradition look certainly makes the Erzherzog Rainer the ideal place for an enjoyable holiday. GeneralFor business travellers, Erzherzog Rainer provides a excellent... More

9 Capricorno Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 7 reviews

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Schick Capricorno Hotel Vienna offers comfortable accommodation and quality amenities to make the stay of guests pleasant. The historic city centre and St. Stephen's Cathedral are within easy... More

10 City Central Hotel

4 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

Taborstrasse 8 Map

The City Central Hotel Vienna is probably all that a seasoned business or leisure traveller can want in a hotel. GeneralBehind the stylish facade, the properties lavish architecture will impress... More