Stift St. Peter, Salzburg

St Peter’s Abbey was founded in 696 by Saint Rupert at the site of a Late Antique church stemming from the first Christianization in the area. In the Middle Ages, St Peter’s was known for its exceptional writing school. In 1926, the Benedictine college (“Kolleg St. Benedikt”) was founded, on which later the re-foundation of […]

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Kollegienkirche, Salzburg

The Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church) in Salzburg, Austria, is the church of the University of Salzburg. It was built in Baroque style. Dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of Salzburg. It is now both the parish church of people connected to the university and a venue […]

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Salzburg Cathedral

Salzburg Cathedral (Salzburger Dom) is the seventeenth-century Baroque cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Salzburg, dedicated to Saint Rupert and Saint Vergilius. Saint Rupert founded the church in 774 on the remnants of a Roman town. The cathedral was rebuilt in 1181 after a fire. In the seventeenth century, the cathedral was completely rebuilt […]

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