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Votive Church (Votivkirche)

Straße des 8. Mai
1090 Vienna

Construction on the second-tallest church in Vienna began in 1856 as a symbol of gratitude for an unsuccessful assassination attempt on Emperor Franz Joseph. The Neo-Gothic church was consecrated in 1879 on the occasion of the imperial couple's silver wedding.

  • Opening times

    • Tu, 10:00 - 18:00
    • We, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Th, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Fr, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Su, 09:00 - 13:00
    • Museum with Antwerp Altarpiece:

      Tue - Fri 15:00 - 17:00

      Sat 14:00 - 17:00

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • 9 Steps
    • Side entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors 80 cm wide)
      • Ramp 1300 cm long , 170 cm wide , 20 cm high
    • Comments

      The museum is accessible via a spiral staircase and is not barrier-free.

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