観光の途中で見かけた記念塔です。思っていたよりも大きく豪華でした。ペーター教会の近くにありますので、教会を探す目印にもなると思います。 more »It is a monument that I saw in the middle of sightseeing. It was bigger than I thought it was gorgeous. Because it is near the Peter Church, I think that it becomes a landmark to search for the church.
Before coming to Vienna, while on our tour we were in Linz, Austria first. I wrote a review on the Plague Column there in Hauptplatz (read my review of that). Here in Vienna we then visited Graben Squ... more »
It's a gorgeous statue. It's sad what it stands for but they did a really good job. It was a really amazing sight to behold. The detailed work was just wow! Located close to the St.Stephan's Cathedral! Do remember to check it out if ever in Vienna!
The Plague Column is a Holy Trinity column located on the Graben, a street in the inner city of Vienna, Austria. Erected after the Great Plague epidemic in 1679, the Baroque memorial is one of the most well-known and prominent sculptural pieces of art in the city. Christine M. Boeckl, author of Images of Plague and Pestilence, calls it "one of the most ambitious and innovative sculptural ensembles created anywhere in Europe in the post-Bernini era.
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