We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Gates of Violence Monument

Albertinaplatz, Vienna, Austria
Save
Review Highlights
Powerful!

This is a four part monument that has been called "monument against war and fascism". it is a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael p
,
Atlanta, Georgia
Interesting artisitc interpretations

I'm not a huge fan of interpretive art, but these were very interesting pieces to go along with... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
MaryKop
,
Colorado Springs
Read all 60 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nazi rule” (4 reviews)
“buried alive” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Albertinaplatz, Vienna, Austria
Inner City
Write a ReviewReviews (60)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a four part monument that has been called "monument against war and fascism". it is a very interesting sculpture and will have an effect on you when you see it.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I'm not a huge fan of interpretive art, but these were very interesting pieces to go along with informative signs telling of the horror that took place on this site and during WWII. The Gates of Violence depicts many of the horrors of war-the entrance...More

1  Thank MaryKop
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Also referred to as "the monument against war and fascism", it is split into four parts and remembers victims of all wars and violence. The memorial is a montage of wartime images from a concentration camp: gas masks, clubs, a dying woman giving birth, victims...More

Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This memorial can be powerful when one takes the time to look at the symbols and their meanings. We came here with a tour guide, who explained to us that there are still countless bodies buried between the monument that have never been recovered. At...More

Thank penelopeia
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I thought this monument was a tasteful counterpoint to the usual monuments of emperors and conquerors that are elsewhere in Vienna. It took courage for the people of Austria to finally admit their role in the events of World War II and I thank them...More

Thank PA2NM
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This elegant yet simple Monument should provoke us all to remember the Holocaust. It has incredible detail and should be included on everyone's visit to Vienna. Take time to remember.

Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Located between the fantastic Albertina museum and the Hotel Sacher is this moving memorial Against War and Fascism, when Austria was under Nazi rule. The memorial is made up of four parts, each with it's own symbolism, much of it related to the treatment of...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This monument is a huge enigma. It is a small place in the middle of a busy city where thousands pass buy and barely notice it. It is very symbolic and attempts to address many issues in its simple form. I would get online and...More

Thank Funtraveler2014
Reviewed 31 October 2016

In passing through the historical city centre near Albertina, we found a strange statue which was splitted up into two parts. The monument has its significance to remind the Austrians on the terrors of war. Recommend to tourists to visit this spot.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 27 September 2016

.... and I have to say that it was so unimpressive that I didn't even take a photo and I did take 900 in the 8 sunny days of our visit - draw your own conclusions. In a city that has so many classically cultural...More

Thank Steve T
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Casino Restaurant Wien
212 reviews
.12 km away
Restaurant Rote Bar
419 reviews
.11 km away
Crossfield's Australian Pub
526 reviews
.03 km away
Bitzinger Wurstelstand Albertina
751 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Albertina
4,648 reviews
.05 km away
Augustinerkirche
454 reviews
.16 km away
Kaerntnerstrasse
345 reviews
.12 km away
Casino Wien
156 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Gates of Violence Monument staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit