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Heldenplatz

Volksgarten | Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
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Volksgarten | Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
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"prince eugene of savoy"
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"national library"
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"heroes square"
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"nazi germany"
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"large square"
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"hofburg palace"
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"war heroes"
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"great square"
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"historical significance"
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"maria theresien platz"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The large impressive square in front of the Neue burg (now the National Library) is home to two equestrian statues of Archduke Charles and Price Eugene facing each other. The plaza is also known as the Heroes square and is infamous for the Anschluss or...More

Thank TAIN2013
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Drove by with the Vienna Sightseeing Hop-on/ Hop- off bus. It‘s a large and nice building. Took a picture of it.

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The large square in front of the Hofburg is the gateway to the Winter Residence, the Treasury , the National Library, the inner courtyards, the residence of the President and is one of the places where you can hail a Fiaker (the iconic horse drawn...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

If you do not visit the Heldenplatz with the Hofburg, National Library, Treasure Chamber which are here all around within 2 - 300 meters walking distance you missed to visit historical Vienna and some of the architectural jewels and master pieces of the city!

Thank enricoBeiWien
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Heldenplatz is a large open square with two equestrian statues, between the Volksgarten and the Hapsburg Palace. Nice enough if you're passing through.

Thank FTMDave
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Heldenplatz (Hero's Square) is a large open space between the Hapsburg Palace and Volksgarten in the Inner Stradt. For Visitors the square is mostly a passageway for those making way between the Palace and the museums at Maria-Theresien-Platz. What you can see here are two...More

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Imagine Hitler standing on the balcony of the palace, overlooking the Heldenplatz. He makes the official announcement of taking over Austria (with the Austrian government's agreement). My husband's Austrian Family told us of the event, how most people were curious, skeptical and afraid to show...More

Thank SeraBey
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Not much to do but walk through. Passed by as we walked through multiple other tourist places. It was super cold!

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Very beautiful and historic Square we visited when we were in Vienna, lots of history and statues but really a lot to understand without a guide. Also it was pretty crowded and busy when we there.

Thank jefferyp2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Heldenplatz is located behind the Hofburg and is an ideal place to rest after a long day's walk in historical part of Vienna. In spring and summer people sit on the grass and enjoy the weather with their food, books or music. Can be crowded...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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