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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Statue at Judenplatz

One of two monuments that can be viewed at Judenplatz is the statue of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Hong Kong, China

We found this statute on the walk to St. Stephens Cathedral. The small courtyard also is the... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2017
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

One of two monuments that can be viewed at Judenplatz is the statue of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, the 18th-century German poet and dramatist whose essays and plays preached tolerance and acceptance and would have been seen as sensitive to the Jewish people of that time....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

We found this statute on the walk to St. Stephens Cathedral. The small courtyard also is the entrance to the Jewish historical museum. We found this area too late in the evening to see the museum. A monument to a tragic event. I did a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This statue is in the area that was the Jewish part of the city. I believe it is to try and help remember what was done to the Jews of the city. It's very sad.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We especially went to Jungeplatz to see the memorial for the 65,000 Austrians Jews from Vienna who were killed in the holocaust and the statue of the German writer , philosopher and art critic Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

This statue You will find on Judenplatz in Innerstadt its a square where You will find this statue and also a monument for Austrian Holocaust Vicitms. You will find the Juden Museum here. Lessing was an german poet and the statue was made by Siegfried...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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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 center. The
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