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Good Friday in Austria

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion, and death, which is told in the Christian Bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Is Good Friday a Public Holiday?

Good Friday is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
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About Good Friday

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Good Friday Observances

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