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Stephansdom in Vienna  

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With the two Pagan towers , it's majestic bell towers and the beautiful sloping roof covered with ceramic tiles, this Gothic-Romanesque style building overlooking the Stephansplatz. Inside the Cathedral, which is divided into three aisles full of statues and columns, are the catacombs and a charnel house.
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St. Stephen’s Cathedral is one of the most popular tourist sights in Vienna. The cathedral was built in 1147 AD. It was recognised as Europe’s tallest building for quite some time, measuring up to 137m. Duke Rudolf IV of Habsburg... more issued orders for reconstructing the cathedral in gothic style and he put down the foundation stone of the cathedral with two walkways in 1359. By 1433, the South Tower was completed.The cathedral houses the last resting place of Prince Eugene of Savoy (1754), the grave of Emperor Frederik III by Niclas Gerhaert (1467-1513), the Altarpiece of Wiener Neustadt and the Gothic winged altar. The cathedral is undoubtedly Austria’s most important religious building and has been a witness to many historical events. The cathedral has 23 bells in total, the largest one named St. Mary and weighing 20,130 kilograms.  It is considered to be the largest in Austria and the second largest in the whole of Europe. The church is connected with many myths, which attract curious tourists.
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Stephansdom or the St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Vienna. This is also the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna with its Romanesque and Gothic architectural work even seen today. Initiated by Rudolf IV,... more it stands on the ruins of two earlier churches. Consecrated in 1147, this historic building is a must visit for a tourist in his to do list. This place has borne witness to numerous significant events in the history of the nation.  
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