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Address: Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Nice little square

When we went here there was a little Christmas market, and a laser display on the buildings there. Nice to make a short stop and drink a mulled wine :P

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Iasi, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we went here there was a little Christmas market, and a laser display on the buildings there. Nice to make a short stop and drink a mulled wine :P

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not the largest Christmas market but one of the best organised. Sandwiched in between two stunning and mirrored image buildings..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful square to visit. It is close by to many museums, buildings and other Viennese attractions. The greenery is lovely and it is great walking around the area. During the holiday season you can check out the christmas market in the square and enjoy this special festive atmosphere.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The statue at Maria Theresian Platz is very impressive. Maria Theresa ruled the Hapsburg empire from Austria all the way east to hungary, even when she was pregnant, from Vienna. All the other monuments are very close from here. You can see this while walking through Vienna.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful square with nice and a trimmed greenery and beautiful stay over there. Good for photography and always open. During winter you can see one of the city's best Xmas markets at the square!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive!! Well worth visiting and so close to a lot of other impressive sights to see. Near Mozart and the palace and parliament.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue in Maria Theresien Platz is very impressive especially if you learn the history of her rule. Maria Therese ruled the empire (unheard of for a woman) while being pregnant for most of her rule, having 16 children (over 20 pregnancies). It is said that she ruled from bed, in fact she has a "Throne Bed" at the Schoenbrunn... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to visit the platz after visiting the Leopold museum. The Christmas booths are open and it is a pleasure to walk around, try some chestnuts, some special Christmas hot drinks, cakes and cookies

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Magnificent square, with beautiful statue of Maria Therese and surrounded by the naturhistorisches museum and thekunsthistorisches museum - two buildings with s many fascinating elements and details.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Square has in the middle name sake Empress Maria-Theresien statue. Front of the statue is Ringstrasse and behind the Museumsquartier, which was former Stable. Old times they knew how to keep horses. It is sided by twins building, identical excepts the statues and decoration. One is Natural History Museum and the other is Art History Museum. It doesn't take long... More 

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