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Striking architectural building at Stephensplatz

One of the more striking buildings at Stephensplatz is the Palais Equitable building which was... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Nice building

Once you are in Stephanplatz you won´t miss this beautiful palace. The Palais Equitable has a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
carloscharmy
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

One of the more striking buildings at Stephensplatz is the Palais Equitable building which was designed and constructed by Andreas Steit (1887-1891) for The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States. You will quickly be taken by the decadent facade, general ornamentation and striking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This building is of great architectural importance and is the location of the midsection of a tree-trunk from the Middle Ages, a so-called nail-tree, into which hundreds of nails have been pounded for good luck over centuries.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

One of the prettiest buildings on Stephanplatz. Very lovely architecture, especially the entrance area.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Once you are in Stephanplatz you won´t miss this beautiful palace. The Palais Equitable has a richly detailed façade featuring American eagles. The Stock im Eisen, enclosed in glass, is in a niche on the Kärntner Straße corner of the building, and bronze reliefs by...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The Stock im Eisen, meaning staff in iron, is a historical landmark of Vienna. At one time the Vienna woods used to be where the city center stands now. As the city center expanded this forest shrank. This was supposed to be the last tree...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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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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