When you have worn out your feet, it is a handy place to sit by the fountain in the sun or shade. The Red Army memorial here also puts Vienna's Second World War history in context.
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Exploring Vienna on foot we came upon Schwarzenbergplatz, this is a small square filled with a large water fountain and a large Soviet memorial right by a very busy ring road. The square is named after the army commander Prince Karl Philipp of Schwarzenberg who...More
Many squares offer little but the surrounding buildings and Schwarzenbergplatz is similar but also offers the wonderful Hochstrahlbrunnen fountain and the Soviet War Memorial. Factor in some wonderful buildings around like the French Embassy building then you get a pretty impressive location. It's also a...More
In Vienna, you are almost spoilt for choices in terms of buildings, squares and theatres, so this square would be very high in the list in many other cities, but in here it is another gem to savour, with some relaxing fountains and a very...More
It is very impressive, as it would be as it was built by the Russians. Worth a look and it is along a good route between belvedere and karlskirche.
The platz is dominated by the Soviet War Memorial and fountain. The monument is very much in the Soviet style and commemorates the capture of the city in April 1945. The fountain is quite pretty as well. It's worth a quick look and walk around.
Good monument built to honor the Russian fallen soldiers In August 1945, immediately after the end of World War II, the Red Army revealed the War Memorial (now popularly called the Russian Monument). C U Around