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Maria Theresa Square

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Address: Maria Theresienplatz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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A big square

A huge square which you can start with in the morning to have a stop at Queen Theresa status and by crossing over the road, you can continue to have a stop at the "winter palace... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A huge square which you can start with in the morning to have a stop at Queen Theresa status and by crossing over the road, you can continue to have a stop at the "winter palace" of Queen Theresa and from there you can continue into the busy shopping square of Vienna

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This square is beautiful! On one side you have the natural history museum the other the museum of art both are very similar equally beautiful buildings. The museum quarter is also at one end of the square. In the centre of the square is a statue of Maria Teresa. We went in December and the square had been turned into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the middle of the square is the Empress Maria Theresia monument, complete with four military generals at her feet (as it should be ) erected 100 years after she died in 1780. Her title came from marrying Emperor Francis I. They had 16 children, nine died early. (She asked the Doctor what she should do not to become pregnant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The square is between two museums and two very busy roads but it's peaceful, clean and pretty. In the middle is an enormous tribute to Marie Theresa, an incredible and imposing tribute to a much revered lady. You really can't visit Vienna without visiting the square.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maria Theresa Square pictures a huge memorial in the center of the greatest Hasburg empress Maria Theresa . Very impressive monument , 44 tones , 19 m height topped with a 6m large bronze statue of the emperess !! She was great indeed as she ruled the imperium 40 years , took care of state affairs and at same... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Great for a scenic walk through and photo-rich for those inclined, this park square is center to a number of cultural centers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Came across the square by accident. My husband and I had been walking around Vienna, to see the many beautiful monuments, statues, parks etc. This place is lovely. Peaceful. There's also a couple of places to refill your cold water bottle, which is handy in hot weather.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Very pretty and clean but it's a small little area. We saw it from our carriage ride and then went back to take pictures. Don't break your legs rushing over there. It's a tourist trap like everything else in " new" Vienna city square area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

It is a big square in the middle of many Vienna's Museums. Nothign very special beside some good photos that you can take it with the beutiful buildings around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

These two palaces facing each other is a lovely area to relax with well-kept gardens, so opulent and romantic. Well worth seeking out.

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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 center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.