St Stephen’s Cathedral is located at the center of Stephansplatz, an energetic square of Vienna. It’s a popular tourist attraction of the city welcoming over a million visitor annually. The most attracting part is the roof decorated with colorful ceramics.
St Stephen’s Cathedral has witnessed significant events through years such as The musical genius Mozart wedding in 1782 and his funeral in 1791.
At the top of the south tower, you can see spectacular views of old town Vienna. However, you need to climb 343 steps of spiral stairs that took 65 years of construction.
The bell at the top of northern tower is one the biggest bells in the world, giving an amazing look to the church.
The inside of the cathedral is as impressive as the outside. It treasures some greatest art pieces mainly the Wiener Neustadt 15th century painting of Virgin Mary.
It holds also the tomb of Emperor Frederick III decorated by forms of creatures trying to wake up the emperor.
In addition, the gorgeous cathedral organizes classical concerts.