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Volksgarten | Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heldenplatz is one of the central areas of inner Vienna your going to end up on should you be checking out the big sites. The area is superbly clean with so many things to see and do from Volksgarten to the National Library and all...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

xjring While walking from St. Stephen 's Cathedral, I proceeded to walk to the attractions of the Hofsburg Palace. From here, I went to the Maria Theresia Park before going to the Heldenplatz. There are. 2 parks in the area where one can visit and...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

To me a square that invites crowds, to be talked to, hence I can understand ehh many speeches have been made to masses here . The main square in arguably the most imperial part of the city

Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Heldenplatz started taking shape in front of the Hofburg, the palace of the Hapsburgs, when Napoleons troops destroyed part of the city wall in 1809. Mid-century, the removal of the wall and construction of the ring road allowed a Hero’s square to be established....More

Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 5 September 2018

When you visit the Old historic town of Vienna at some point you will pass in front of Heldenplatz or “Heroes Square” that is located in front of the Holfburg Palace and it’s between the Old town and MuseumsQuartier. It’s impossible to pass buy and...More

Thank discoveringdest
Reviewed 11 July 2018

You will most likely pass through this large grand square when visiting the Hofburg and the museums at Maria-Theresien-Platz. It is named after its monumental statues of Archduke Charles and Prince Eugene of Savoy. Check out the original palace outer gate (Burgtor) which was allowed...More

Thank top-trippers
Reviewed 26 May 2018

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
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
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
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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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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