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Maria Theresa Square

Maria Theresienplatz, Vienna 1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
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Ranked #71 of 310 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We kept going to back to the area due to the fact that it is where one of the Christmas fair was happening. The museums on both sides are also great to go spend a few hours in as there is so much to see in both of them. Also, the statue in the middle sticks out so tall and... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is the location of the Weihnachtsdorf, or Christmas Village, which really deserves its own entry. It's a great Christmas market with a lot of food, hot drinks and crafts. Much less commercial than "The Magic of Advent" at Rathausplatz.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

(Pls check my photos in Instagram: asayagiri) Our group is only stop in this square, take the photo etc, the schedule is so tight the we not saw the other object near here, museum buildings ,statues etc, we only on the Maria Theresa big statue, ooowh. For you who have plan to visit this area, pls walk to surrounding, many... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

What a Square. Absolutely fantastic, near to two great museums, spacious and plenty of places to sit. On the Hop on Hop Off Bus Route for easy access.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Maria Theresien Platz on the Ringstraße is surrounded by outstanding cultural institutions. It is easy to reach by the U Bahn using the Volkstheater stop; it is also a transfer point for the hop-on hop-off tour buses. On one side of the square is the Naturhistorisches (Natural History) Museum, and on the other side is the Kunsthistorisches (Fine Arts) Museum.... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The square lies in the centre of the area that has the major museums and the palace. This means that I was there every single day of my visit and I guess the same applies to most tourists. It's a nice place to sit down and relax a bit between museum visits and the statues and manicured lawns are great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Maria-Theresian Platz is a grand square on Vienna's Ringstraße sitting opposite the main gate of the Hofburg and Museums Quartier to the rear. It hosts two of Vienna's most imposing museums, the Kunsthistoriches Museum and the Naturhistorisches Museum. It is easily accessed by tram or U-Bahn. During the Advent season, Maria-Theresian Platz hosts a nice Adventmarkt. It is also one... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

While Hofburg is almost exclusively about Empress Sisi, this square provides a deserving homage to Maria Theresa, the only female ruler of the mighty Habsburg dinasty and a fascinating historial figure herself. The statue displays a sheer magnificence worthy of the Empress' power, capturing the center of attention at an already lovely square surrounded by beautiful buildings, such as the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you enjoy seeing statues of historical figures, the Maria Theresa Square is a nice place to visit in Vienna. Here you can find the impressive,19 meter tall monument to of Empress Maria Theresa. Empress Maria Theresa was an important figure in 18th century Europe. She was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dynasty, reigning over the empire between... More 

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

An amazing square standing just in front of the two main museums in Vienna. Huge, wonderful and green. Remarkable above all the amazing statue right in the center and the statues of men and horses in the end! Rest for a bit and breath all the majesty of Vienna!

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