Vienna’s old town is a treasure chest of architectural and historical gems, including many churches which seem to be ideal to view at Christmastime. On our trip earlier this month, we took notice of the various nativity scenes as most of the European churches we visited in the weeks before Christmas presented their own special versions. At Vienna’s second-oldest church, Peterskirche (St. Peter’s Church), we were surprised to find an exhibition of nativity scenes in the church’s crypt showcasing both antique and modern interpretations, including one depicting a current day homeless family.
I want to share photos of some of the nativity scenes at Peterskirche as another aspect of our trip that focused on festive cities and Christmas markets in Germany and Austria. Happy Christmas to you!