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Kapuziner Crypt (Kapuzinergruft)

Tegetthoffstrasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
43 1 512 68 53
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Never seen anything like it

We were walking by and went in. It is a burial crypt for all the royal Hapsburg's. It is not an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mission Viejo, CA
Interesting place

Interesting place if you don't mind looking and walking around an old crypt. I love the designs of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Tegetthoffstrasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
43 1 512 68 53
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were walking by and went in. It is a burial crypt for all the royal Hapsburg's. It is not an old burial chamber, but rather a modern under ground site with the caskets spread out. There are simple ones and elaborate ones. Tiny baby...More

Thank MVCA0Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place if you don't mind looking and walking around an old crypt. I love the designs of the caskets. Just don't get to close to a casket or an alarm will go off. I found that out leaning into to take a close up...More

Thank bradcocinero
Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected to see some very ornate caskets in a low ceilinged dismal cramped area. It is not that at all. High vaulted ceilings even though it is underground, well lighted, and if you know any of the Hapsburg history and linage, very interesting. There...More

Thank DavidEllis1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was selected by the royal Habsburg dynasty to be the location of there final resting place. The tombs (separate entrance from the church -crypt) are peace of art that might not be suitable for all kids. We opted out to avoid nightmares and...More

Thank JLC-mtl2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the burial place of the Hapsburgs. Many of the tombs are very elaborate and ornate. There is an elevator for those who need it but it is hard to find, please ask. It helps to see the family tree and to recognize the...More

1  Thank Scott077
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vienna has dozens of excellent museums, so why would anyone pay to visit an underground vault crowded with rows and rows of caskets? Where else can you get within an inch of the beautiful, ornate burial casket of Empress Maria Theresa, who fought Frederick the...More

Thank Nottingham11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is worth the admission just to see Maria Theresa and her husband Leopold's amazing coffin, but there are many other interesting examples as well. It helps to know a little about who these people were, but still incredible.

Thank BoggyTom
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Interesting and educational to learn about the Habsburgs. Maria Theresia, Sisi, Franz Jozef and Rudolf are buried here.

Thank Staessen
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Payed a visit by chance and really appreciated a break from the crowds. Very historic and we'll set our with an easy to follow map. Guided tours are available if you wish.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting place to visit. Very different tourist place and we'll worth it if you are interested in history

Thank David F
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Tom G
18 August 2015|
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Response from Florian K | Reviewed this property |
Hi. According to their website there is the possibility of having a guided tour that takes ~1,5 hours. You will have to pre-book because the guide is apparently not on-site all the time. You can find more information on... More