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Vermahlungsbrunnen (Marriage Fountain)

Hoher Markt, Vienna, Austria
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Vienna - Austria - Vermahlungsbrunnen ( Marriage Fountain ) - Is truly Beautiful

This rather large structure and seemingly like a statue fountain, is located in Hoher Market, one... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Gateshead, England
Interesting fountain (but no water)

Another beautiful piece of baroque art in the middle of Vienna. We just stumbled across it coming... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
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20 Jul 2017
“Vienna - Austria - Vermahlungsbrunnen ( Marriage Fountain ) - Is truly Beautiful”
21 Apr 2017
“Interesting fountain (but no water)”
Hoher Markt, Vienna, Austria
Inner City
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This rather large structure and seemingly like a statue fountain, is located in Hoher Market, one of Vienna's first and most important markets for centuries. This wedding fountain is also called Josefsbrunnen, as it was commissioned by Emperor Leopold I to commemorate the return of...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful piece of baroque art in the middle of Vienna. We just stumbled across it coming back from dinner and it just struck me for its simple majestic quietness. The night photo made it even more majestic. I love Vienna: you just walk around...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Nice fountain, close to ankeruhr. Located in a very nice square. I'm not sure why it is 'wedding fountain' ...

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you go see the Hoher Market Clock, then this monument is right next to it. It is a beautiful piece. After passing St. Stephan's Cathedral, about two blocks on your left is Lichtensteg. Turn in here and the clock and the Marriage fountain are...More

Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is sweet and lovely and sure if you are there, be sure to stop by. It is not one of those places that if you don't go you will feel as though you didn't visit the city BUT since you are there and most...More

Thank alexanderofjesus
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Going from the Jesuits church towards the Judenplatz along the Lichtensteg one can’t avoid being startled when arriving at the Hoher Markt at the sight of the fountain Vermählungsbrunnen. It is a magnificent monument which was constructed in the eighteenth century by Johann Emanuel Fischer...More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Yep. Another fountain in another city. Sorry didn't do a thing for me. At least it near the clock so whilst eating for the hour have a quick look

Thank TiNiCaNi
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This fountain is something barely noticeable, because it has no water and we mostly remember this place for the Third Man, as well as notice the clock. I don't know why there is no water and why it is covered with net, but I guess...More

Thank AleaUn
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The fountain is large and has no water and is covered with a net. If you come make it at noon so you can see the clock nearby strike midday.

Thank Brads P
Reviewed 11 July 2015

to call this sight the marriage "fountain" is a bit deceptive as there was no water flowing and was more of a statue / monument than a fountain. Saying that, it is a quite attractive monument, and worth a look as it is only a...More

Thank the_fatdonut
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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