St. Charles Church (Karlskirche) is one of the most important Baroque churches north of the Alps and was completed in 1739. The reason for the establishment was a vow made by Emperor Charles VI when Vienna was seriously afflicted by the plague in 1713. He promised to devote a new church to the Cardinal Karl Borromeo for the salvation of the city.
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