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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a stroll here after attempting to visit the synagogue (closed for the holidays). It was a bit underwhelming, but having all the camps listed is a very sad reminder of the horror.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to visit this memorial after we had been on a walking tour of the city,the guide showed us how to find it,it is important for everyone to pay their respects to the innocent victims.there was a sign up to ask people not to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can you say when you see a huge stone? A cold stone that reminds of the suffering of the Jewish people? How many names? How many innocent people have paid for the caprices of a paranoid Nazi? Respect and sadness!

Thank Hoinara
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We bought a combined ticket for the Holocaust Memorial and the Jewish Museum (10 minutes walk away) for Euros 12 each (free for children). Judenplatz and the Memorial are free to visit and are both haunting in themselves - take a few moments to absorb...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 29 July 2018

If one takes the time and reads the name of the places mentioned ... and the words dedicated to memorial, the tragedy and atrocity sink in once more. The place surrounding the memorial is rather stark and barren [apart from beautiful pre WII buildings that...More

1  Thank 1Maya23
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Beyond the obvious sadness of the tragedy attached to this memorial was the sadness I felt for the lack of visitors. In the 20+ minutes we spent here, only one other family appeared. A couple blocks away were wall to wall people in the Stephansplatz...More

2  Thank Profguy
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Worth pausing here if you are strolling round the inner City or Ringstrasse. At the centre is a stark but poignant holocaust memorial. The large cube is carved on each side with library books, stacked 11 shelves high, with their spines turned inward which represent...More

2  Thank top-trippers
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is calm, thoughtful and a fascinating reflection of Jewish life on the middle ages and it was great to see archaeological remains show quite clearly the design of the building. The memorial outside is very stark and the concept of unlived lives is...More

Thank djne11026
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

If you are spending anytime at all in the historic city Center of Vienna, Judenplatz is a must see. It will not take much of your time to read the few signs in the square that explain the struggles that the Jewish population of Vienna...More

1  Thank splat007
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

In the Middle Ages, Vienna was an important and thriving the center of Jewish life. This came to an abrupt halt and violent end in 1420 to 1421 as Viennese Jews were murdered and expelled. The ruins of the then-destroyed synagogue, excavated under the Judenplatz...More

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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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