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Heldenplatz, Vienna

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Landmark · Tourist Spot
Heldenplatz (German: Heroes' Square) is a public space in front of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. Located in the Innere Stadt borough, the President of Austria resides in the adjoining Hofburg wing, while the Federal Chancellery is on adjacent Ballhausplatz.

Many important actions and events took place here, most notably Adolf Hitler's ceremonial announcement of the Austrian Anschluss to Nazi Germany on 15 March 1938.
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  • Heroes Square indeed - at the Burgtor - you will find the memorial of the fallen austrian soldier during WWi and WWII. In the square there are 2 equestrian statues of the 2 most important austrian...  more »
  • One of the few platz which is surrounded by greenery. The others I found were between buildings. What is quite nice about his place is that the buildings that surround it are quite elaborate and...  more »
  • Historical garden with great atmosphere in city centre including museums, a dog park, historical statues, and more. Also a good hangout place for some urban nature, sitting on the lawn, etc.
  • The Heldenplatz is a great place to to hang out whilst you are waiting for your friends to finish with the boring Spanish Riding School, an excellent park for a picnic and to chill for a couple of hours. If you ever find yourself in this neck of the woods be sure to visit, you won't be disappointed, well worth 5 stars.
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