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Austria-00876 - Inside St. Peter's Church | by archer10 (Dennis)
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Austria-00876 - Inside St. Peter's Church

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St. Peter's Church, it is said that a holy house stood here during the reign of the Romans. At that time Christianity was advancing rapidly, that is why they rebuilt an old barrack into a church with a single nave. That could have been the oldest church in Vienna.


A relief on the outside of the wall shows though, that Emperor Charlemagne had founded the church in 792, can very well be just a legend.

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Taken on June 17, 2015