Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Capuchin Church, Vienna, Italy

Italy-27, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The Church of the Capuchins in Vienna is a church (also called the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli), and a monastery of 'Order of Friars Minor Capuchins, founded in 1617 and dedicated in 1632. It is located at Neue Markt square, near the Imperial Palace Hofburg.
In his mausoleum underground is the Imperial Crypt (German Kaisergruft or Kapuzinergruft) which is the main burial place of the dynasty of Habsburg, of the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and their descendants.


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