The Rundkapelle.
“St. John the Baptist”

The Rundkapelle (round chapel) is one of the oldest and most significant Romanesque structures in Austria. The chapel’s history stretches back to the High Middle Ages of the 12th century. According to lore, the chapel was built by the Templars on the site of a previous building. The chapel has since served many different purposes over the course of its long life. The building was converted in 1729 into the family burial vault we can see today.

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The Chapel of St. John is a truly special building with a unique atmosphere. . The venue can be hired for events, accommodating up to 80 guests in an area of approx. 110 m², surrounded by a garden of around 2,700 m². The chapel is ideal for christenings, small concerts, lectures or small art exhibitions. Weddings have also been held here in the past. Catering and accommodation can be provided by the next-door Hotel Marc Aurel.
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Explore the interior of the chapel in this 3D model, and discover the ancient walls within which the Templars went about their business almost 1,000 years ago…

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