Church of the Scots

Local nameSchottenkirche
LocationInnere Stadt, Vienna, Austria

The Schottenkirche is a parish church in Vienna attached to the Schottenstift, founded by Hiberno-Scots Benedictine monks in the 12th century. In 1418, the Duke Albert V of Austria transferred it to the German-speaking Benedictine monks from the Melk Abbey during the Melker Reform initiated after the Council of Constance. The church was elevated to the rank of Basilica Minor in 1958.

The Schottenkirche is located in the Freyung in the first district of Vienna's Innere Stadt.

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Opening hours

Parish office:
Mon, Wed: 9 a.m. - noon
Thu: noon - 4 p.m.

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +43 534 98 200

Address Freyung 6, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Coordinates 48°12'43.273" N 16°21'53.92" E

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