The Rektoratskirche St. Karl Borromäus, more commonly known as Karlskirche (or St Charles Church in English) is a church located on the south side of the Karlsplatz in Vienna, Austria. The church was opened in 1737 it was built to a Baroque design after a competition was run by the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles VI to find a design for the church. The church is considered as one of the cities of Vienna's greatest buildings, mainly due to its architecture. The church is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo.
The best way to get to the church is via the public transport network of Vienna. You can get there on the underground, take the U2 line to ‘Karlsplatz’. You can also take the tram to ‘Kärntner Ring, Oper’ which is reached on the 1, 2, 62, 71 or D trams.
Opening Times and Admission
The church is open to visitors seven days a week. The church staff run tours and fill people with information about the church. The church is open Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm and Sundays 12pm-7pm. Entrance costs 8 euros for adults and 4 euros for young people and students, but it is free to children.