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Address: Burgring, Vienna 1010, Austria

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Burgtor

Burgtor is a nice gate between Heldenplatz and Maria Theresien Platz. I choose to call it the entrance to Hofberg Palace I like this kind of «buldings» very much. Adolf Hitler... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 January 2017
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Spikkestad, Norway
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Spikkestad, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Burgtor is a nice gate between Heldenplatz and Maria Theresien Platz. I choose to call it the entrance to Hofberg Palace I like this kind of «buldings» very much. Adolf Hitler shall had a speak close to this place when he included Austria as a third part of he's reich. You cant unvoid seeing this if You come from one... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a gate that connects Maria-Theresien-Platz with Heldenplatz. If you're in Vienna, you will go at least one time through.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is one of the gates to the Hofburg complex. Unfortunately the traffic passing through them somewhat reduces the quality of the visual experience. That said, they still look pretty good. Easy to see as you walk from the Hofburg towards Maria-Theresienplatz.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Main gates where most of the tourist walks begin - excellent building showing all the Austrian Empire greatness.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have passed through this impressive gate several times during our latest visit in Vienna. It was a leadway from Heldenplatz to Hofburg Palace. The gate has its historical value and was a beautiful structure as well.

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Rijeka, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

As a part of Heldenplatz, the gates that leads to the Hofburg palace, were built at the same time with the square and two gardens. They were designed by Peter von Nobile to commemorate the Battle of the Nation at Leipzig.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

These beautiful gates leads to National Library and the whole old town. They are also wonderful and perfectly fits in the city landscape

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

The gate leads to Heldenplatz and Hofburg palace. It is not of immense beauty, but it has its historic value. I love how it hides Hofburg and its square and makes it a surprise.

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Impressive gates leading to the Heldenplatz. Although it is great as a structure, it also has a great historical value during the Nazi times and during the Habsburgs times as well.

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Almada, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

If you know a bit of History you know this is a historical building. It was a palace, a HQ, a residence. It has a square called The Square Of Heroes. It was here that Adolf Hitler did his famous speech, proclaiming Austria as part of the Third Reich. There's footage of it from 1938. So it's quite mesmerizing to... More 

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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