The Karlskirche in Wien, Austria is a famous Roman-catholic church built in baroque style and a town’s landmark of the city. It was built in the 18th century and symbolizes the connection between Roma and Byzantine (todays Istanbul).

It therefore contains elements of the Colonna di Traiano and the Hagia Sophia. It was financed by  Austria-Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands and also with money from Hamburg (paid as a penalty). You can take an elevator within the church to see the frescos.

Wiener Karlskirche
Kreuzherrengasse 1
1040 Wien


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