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Strauss Monument

Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria
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This gold-coated statue of famous 19th-century musician Johann Strauss playing violin stands in the Stadtpark.
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"beautiful statue"
in 10 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 2 reviews
"famous composer"
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"surrounding park"
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"lovely park"
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"take pictures"
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"stadtpark"
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"violin"
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"waltz"
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"gold"
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"strasse"
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"statues"
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"photographed"
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"edmund"
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"kursalon"
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"gilded"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful golden statue of the famous composer playing his violin stands in front of an arch in the lush Stadtpark in Central Vienna. The arch is decorated with statues of angels while beautiful flowerbeds in front of the monument enhance its beauty. The monument...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Strauss Monument is located near Stadtpark Railway Station handy to numerous places for tourists to get a refreshment. On a sunny day the park is very popular so just be patient getting that family snap. The surrounds are green and a nice break from...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

During ouf visit to Stadtpark we stopped for a photo at the Strauss Monument, a fitting tribute to the king of the Viennese waltz, Johann Strauss. Gilded and sporting his violin, this monument is easily recognizable when visiting the park.

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We passed around this beautiful statue on our way to the play ground as kids were bored of walking. Interesting one. It was shining on the sun linger with its golden colour. Most wanted for photo stop. Nice gardens and plenty of benches to sit...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

there are few travelogues of Vienna that do not include a photo of the Waltz King. This monument located in the Stadtpark - easy to get to and splendid to look at. One of many wonderful statues and monuments in the park but easily the...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

This Monument is one of the most photoraphed Monuments of the City . Because of Strauss the father of the Wiener Walzer but also because of a superstition thar freshly wed couples will be happy ever after

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Stadtpark has many interesting monuments of Austrian composers, writers and artists. The most easily recognisable being the Johann Strauss Monument just before the Kursalon building near the west end of the park. This is a allegorical monument showcasing a gold gilded Johann Strauss, also referred...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

This monument and the place is much more beautiful than what it appears in pictures. The place, this Stadtpark has everything one can associate with scenic beauty and the era when people used to go to the parks, enjoy a walk by the lake surrounded...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Find out about Strauss first and then visit the statue... nice statue well maintained... busy area which made it difficult to get a picture of it without someone walking into the shot!,

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

The park offers a very relaxed atmosphere and the cafe Strauss, on site, is a good place for a coffee. The statue itself is perfectly preserved and is situated close to the ‘Hop-on, hop-off’ bus stop. For music lovers, this is a must see.

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