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Reviewed October 14, 2018

This monument is dedicated to the memory of the Soviet army soldiers who died during the liberation of Vienna from the Nazis. I do not think that it is correct to evaluate this monument from an architectural point of view only. I think it should...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank avikon
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The biggest memorial dedicated to Red Army soliders who died fighting off Nazis in Europe. One of the very few post communism landmarks. Placed in beautiful square with lovely fountain near and belvedere. One of a kind in whole Vienna!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 189antoniw
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Memorial for soviet soldiers between schloss Belvedere and stadtpark. Opposite. Pretty fountain too, but I’d probably not be gong out if my way to view it with limited time

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

This was on route from our hotel into the city centre so we stopped off to wander around. The memorial itself is impressive but out front, and not sure this is actually part of the memorial or not, there’s a fountain which is quite photogenic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HCT1962
Reviewed September 11, 2018

The Soviet War Memorial is an immense structure in central Vienna at Schwarzenbergplatz, and is officially known as Heldendenkmal der Roten Armee. It is a semi-circular construction made of white marble with a twelve metre figure of a Red Army soldier as a centrepiece. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank paullegate
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Not really something you visit, but rather pass by and observe, for example on your way to the Belvedere. It's a fairly typical Soviet war memorial and testimony to the history of Vienna in World War II. The fact that it is a monument to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jozefo2013
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Fountain is nice enough, but hardly worth going out of your way to find. It would be more impressive if the Austrians had decided to build it on their own. Probably more graceful too.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wolverine73
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice bit of history and a stunning fountain here. Worth a stop and a couple of photos and close to other attractions

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank manc_emm
Reviewed June 23, 2018

As monuments go, it's a wonderful construction of figures depicting how Russian soldiers paid with their lives to retake Vienna. From a westerner's point of view, this is an unknown part of history. It's also the target of dissidents in the 21st century as there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NotjustanotherSam
Reviewed April 29, 2018

This is the "Heldendenkmal der Rotten Armee," a Memorial to the 17,000 Soviet heroes of the Red Army who on April 1945 died in Vienna to free Austria from the Nazis. The monument, designed and built by the Russians, is taken care of by the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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