The gruesome secrets under Vienna’s most famous church

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It’s cold in the catacombs of St. Stephen’s Cathedral. It is already noticeably fresher in the halls of the world-famous church, one of Vienna’s landmarks, than outside. But anyone who walks through the large nave and dares to go under the church on the left rear side has to be prepared for goose bumps. And it doesn’t just come from the temperature – but also from the gruesome secrets that are hidden down here.