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Strauss Monument

Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria
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This gold-coated statue of famous 19th-century musician Johann Strauss playing violin stands in the Stadtpark.
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“gold statue” (4 reviews)
“city park” (4 reviews)
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Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This statue of Strauss near the entrance to Stadtpark is a great place for taking group photos. What a better place to show you were in Vienna, the city of music. It is fitting that Strauss is holding his violin. The statue is near the...More

Thank OldEagle48
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This must be one of the most photographed monuments in Vienna. It is a superb gilded bronze monument of Johann Strauss, situated within the lovely Stadt Park. The statue itself is framed in a glorious marble relief. We spent ages trying to photograph it -...More

Thank profjoypc
Reviewed 19 May 2017

If you want to take a photo of this impressive statue do so when there are few people as the opportunities when someone is not posing as straus with an imaginary violin are few. The park is impressive as is the statue and definitely worth...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens to wander through. The statue is a beautiful must-see landmark. It also serves as a good well known meeting point.

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We walked around the park last week in glorious weather with the daffodils and magnolias flowering. The Strauss monument is a gold beacon in the centre of the park as you enter. It is quite small but sets the tone for the city and of...More

Thank 600terryet
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Strauss Monument is a beautiful memorial built for Mr Strauss built in the park on the main ring road of Vienna, Ringstrasse. The monument in the park has a statue of Mr. Strasse playing the violin.

Thank rohitravishankar
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is a "golden" elegant memorial to Mr. Strauss, situated in a park on the Ringstrasse. Stop for a quiet moment and "hear" his music in your mind. It's a lovely way to step off the elegant but busy Ring Blvd.

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 3 April 2017

...a beautiful statue of Strauss happy playing the violin in Standpark..u have also to visit the cemetery..

Thank eeffraem
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Being internationally renowned and one of the iconic symbols of Vienna and its music, I think that Strauss deserved a much bigger monument than this one. Since almost everything is grand in Vienna, even its fountains, I expected something more imposing. At least, it is...More

Thank Sofia_M_D83
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited mid morning, just as group of tourists were leaving, managed to get a couple to take our picture and move on, I was expecting a bit more about Strauss in the city, but settled for just this statue. worth stopping by and seeing....More

Thank Kevin T
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Inner City
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
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