Imperial Palace at the Heldenplatz
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Heldenplatz and the Palace Gates

This splendid square, originally designed as a spacious "Imperial forum," offers a fascinating panoramic view of the splendid buildings of the Ringstrasse.

It was Napoleon who razed the old Palace Bastion. Later, the Outer Palace Gate was built, and the square, with the adjacent Volksgarten, was turned into a leisure area. Just let your eyes roam ...


Heldenplatz, 1010 Wien
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