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The great publisher

A statue in honour of the great inventor, engraver and printer who made the revolution with the... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
yegorb306
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Minsk, Belarus
Gutenberg the hero

Most people wouldn't know the significance of this man and his influence on the world of print... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2019
MarkNob
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Australia
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Jul 3, 2019
“The great publisher”
May 23, 2019
“Gutenberg the hero ”
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Lugeck St., 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
Old University Quarter
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

A statue in honour of the great inventor, engraver and printer who made the revolution with the introduction of movable type printing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yegorb306
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Most people wouldn't know the significance of this man and his influence on the world of print. Nice to see a memorial for him in the back streets of Vienna. Its unassuming but stands as a posthumous memory for the father of print. Worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

In the mid of a small square in front of old charming building standing the statue of famous man Johannes Gutenberg, the inventor of mechanical printing press machine, also as a goldsmith and blacksmith as well, some more than 500 hundreds years ago. A nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Gutenberg (c 1400 - 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor and ultimately a printer and publisher who invented mechanical movable type printing leading to the introduction of the printing press which revolutionised communication mediums and the spread of learning to the masses. This bronze...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank westy54
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I mean, sure old Johannes is important, but it is really the printer that takes central stage, that ushered in literate man and eventually digital society. They should have had more printer in the actual statue.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bryan W
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Its near a pedestrian shopping area in Vienna. The building on the back well kept, so beautiful. Lots of places to enjoy a good meal, near by

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KI M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The statue of Johannes Gutenberg is located at the Lugeck and Backerstrasse intersection in front of the attractive Regensburger Hof building, approx. 5 minutes walk northeast of Stephansplatz. The bronze statue is the work of Austrian sculptor Hans Bitterlich in 1900. Here the 15th-century goldsmith...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

Everyone who knows his book history knows who Gutenberg is, and here he stands - in the middle of the old central parts of Vienna. Personally, I do not know the connection to Vienna when Gutenberg was born and lived in German Meintz ... The...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank thonirojo
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

take a look around and sabe alot of beautiful and memorable pictures even selfie😋 its visis worthing especially in the middle of the june that weather is great

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank drmshokravie
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This lovely statue is located on Lugeck street, just next to the Embassy of Chile. While the statue is lovely, I would've expected some detailed information paying tribute to this great inventor.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly
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Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and
Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories
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