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Heldenplatz, Vienna

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Heldenplatz (German: Heroes' Square) is a public space in front of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. Located in the Innere Stadt borough, the President of Austria resides in the adjoining Hofburg wing, while the Federal Chancellery is on adjacent Ballhausplatz.

Many important actions and events took place here, most notably Adolf Hitler's ceremonial announcement of the Austrian Anschluss to Nazi Germany on 15 March 1938.

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  • Historical significant place with the memorials of the fallen Austrian soldier during World War I and II. The square is surrounded by some interesting buildings including a huge library.  more »
  • 2 impressive statues just by the burgtor and you have the memorial for WW I and II. One is from the napoleonic wars and the other war with turks. Great place to walk and enjoy history including it...  more »
  • Historical garden with great atmosphere in city centre including museums, a dog park, historical statues, and more. Also a good hangout place for some urban nature, sitting on the lawn, etc.
  • The Heldenplatz is a great place to to hang out whilst you are waiting for your friends to finish with the boring Spanish Riding School, an excellent park for a picnic and to chill for a couple of hours. If you ever find yourself in this neck of the woods be sure to visit, you won't be disappointed, well worth 5 stars.

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