Franciscan Church, Vienna

Franciscan Church, Vienna

The Franciscan Church (Franziskanerkirche), or the Church of St. Jerome, is the church of the Franciscan Order in Vienna. It is located in Vienna's 1th district (Innere Stadt).


Erected in 1603 the outside facade of Franciscan Church is Renaissance in style. However, its interior is Baroque. The high altar depicting the Virgin Mary was designed by Andrea Pozzo in 1707. The church holds the oldest organ in Vienna. The carved Baroque organ was designed by Johann Wockerl in 1642.


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