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Karsplatz

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A massive and splendid church somewhat resembling a castle, Karsplatz is the Roman Catholic parish church for the city of Vienna.  The building was inspired by ancient Greece,  ancient Rome, contemporary Rome and contemporary Vienna, and was built between 1715 and 1737.  The green copper dome, perhaps its most famous attribute, is 236 feet high and easily visible in Vienna's skyline.  The dome was restored in the 1980s and is now open for admission to the public for tours and ceremonies.

Written by  Mary Kate Alfieri.

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