Dom St. Stephan, Passau

Dom St. Stephan contains Europe's largest organ, with 17,774 pipes, 223 registers, and six consoles. Mozart even wrote music for and played this organ. The Italian Baroque church dates to 1688, measures 100 m (328 ft) long, and features eight large bells--the largest weighing in at 7,550 kg (more than 8 tons). The church interior has impressive decorative adornments. Check the website for a schedule of concerts. Use our Passau trip itinerary maker site to add Dom St. Stephan and other attractions to your Passau vacation plans.
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  • Such a delightful place to walk and see the history of a time long gone. Enjoy the City of Three Rivers where you can actually see different water colours coming together from the Inn, Ilz and...  more »
  • A couple of years ago I was in Munich for a few days, and being an organist, decided to get the train to Passau to see and hear the world famous cathedral organ. Unfortunately it was raining when I...  more »
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  • Definite must see. Moderate hike from the docks but worth the effort. Most of the shops and boutiques along the way offer a variety of gifts and food items
  • The cathedral is beautiful but the outside is under restoration construction so it's difficult to walk around it plus you can't get good photos without having construction vehicles in the pictures. The interior is quite beautiful though.
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