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Impressive memorial to an important man

Goethe’s statue is fairly large and sits on ringstrasse, between museums and parks, no doubt placed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Not a destination in itself, but chances are when walking along the Ring Strasse one will anyway... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Goethe’s statue is fairly large and sits on ringstrasse, between museums and parks, no doubt placed where those aware of him can appreciate.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Not a destination in itself, but chances are when walking along the Ring Strasse one will anyway pass by the statue. Nothing special as such quite frankly. In a city with so many sights I wouldn't prioritize it.

Thank GlobetrotterJ16
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is a nice bronze of Goethe. It is located along the Main Street so you might see it by accident. If you’re a Goethe fan, go there. If not, well...don’t bother.

Thank David M
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Well, I have to admit, I've never heard of Goethe until now. But after doing a little research I can see why a statue was created for him.

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Just outside the Burggarten Gate along Goethegasse and the opernring section of the Ringstrasse is a monument to the German poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This monument is the work of Austrian sculptor Edmund von Hellmer and was unveiled in 1900. It is a large...More

2  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It's a big statue. It's in front of some nice gardens. I don't really know anything about topic of the stature. Although it appears well done.

1  Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

It is nice to see this poet's status. As a music student, i knew many composers used his poems for their art songs. However, you neednt spend too long there.

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A fitting statue in honor of a literary genius was an impressive sight. If you have read his works and are cognizant of the far reaching effects of his treatises it becomes even more impressive. His influence is present today throughout the literary world as...More

1  Thank suzanne v
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Nice statue honoring Goethe. It is in the middle of all the action Just down from the opera house and almost next to the palace. Right on the bike path too.

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The monument is a grand statue of the musician.. if you are a fan then this is a must visit.. also good for taking photos..

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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
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