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The Secrets of Stephansdom

The tour in short

No matter how many times you will pass by St. Stephen’s cathedral, it’s impossible not to admire its magnificence and beauty. If you get closer, or decide to go inside you won’t be able to miss the many symbols on the cathedral’s walls. What can they possibly mean? What are the secrets hidden inside Austria’s most important church? Find out in this exciting tour led by our guide Tatjana.

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The Secrets Of Stephansdom Tour Details

The St. Stephen’s cathedral is one of Vienna’s most iconic attractions and most important sites. After entering through its main gates and admiring its beauty, your eyes will be irresistibly drawn to the many symbols and signs on its medieval walls. Although some of these signs can no longer be clearly deciphered, the stories of some of the symbols and their meaning is known to us. The cathedral is a witness of our history and culture and much can be learned through the countless details which make its decoration. Nothing is accidental about this ancient church, every detail has its purpose and its meaning- altars, gates, towers, figures and pictures. Join us for a fascinating two-hour tour, mostly inside the cathedral but also outside. The church’s entrance fee is included in the ticket price.

Why this tour?

Instead of taking an ordinary sightseeing tour, dig a bit deeper to learn the unique stories and secrets of Vienna’s magnificent St. Stephen cathedral. These stories in this tour are new even to most locals and so this could be a great opportunity to learn about one of the most important buildings in Vienna.

Important details:

  • Tour time: Please check the schedule on the right side of the screen to see the tour’s availability.
  • Duration: The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • Guide: One of our awesome guides is looking forward to meeting you. See our full guiding team HERE!
  • Children: This tour is recommended for children ages 13+.
  • Accessibility: This tour is wheelchair accessible.
  • What to wear: Comfortable shoes! Also, always check the weather forecast in advance to make sure you are dressed properly.

Tour conditions:

Minimum number of participants:  The tour takes place if at least 5 people are registered. In case there aren’t enough participants, the tour will get cancelled and a full refund will be issued to those who paid.

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 72 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 72 hours before the tour though you can receive credit to be used at a later date. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations.

Pictures and videos: Please be aware that photos and videos may be taken during the tour. If you don’t want to appear in any Secret Vienna promotional pictures, please let us know by sending us a message.

Copyrights: The content of the tour is the result of the hard work done by our team of licensed guides. Recording the tour or taking pictures of artifacts and material used by the guide is strictly forbidden.

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