The Vienna Votive Church is considered one of the most important
Neo-Gothic religious buildings—not just in Vienna, but in the world. The elegant dual spires of the Votivkirche can be seen from quite a distance, penetrating the Vienna skyline high above surrounding trees and buildings. The church was built and dedicated to Emperor Franz Joseph in 1853 following a failed assassination attempt. It took 23 years to complete this magnificent church. Although much more modest in size, its style and design is largely inspired by the Gothic cathedrals found in France and it's considered one of the most important Neo-Gothic construction in the world. The church houses a small and interesting museum with a collection of items dating back to before the time the church began construction and is recommend.
Any first-time visitor to Vienna will probably depend heavily on the main road (aptly named “Ring S... Read more