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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I like these types of unexpected finds. The Theseus Temple is located in Volksgarten and represents a replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens. Really interesting thing to see in the middle of Vienna. There is a quite interesting exebition inside, with free entrance...More

1  Thank aleksandar1s
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

One of the interesting attractions found at the Volksgarten (Peoples Garden) in Vienna is the Neo-classical style Theseus Temple that was built here by Pietro di Nobile in 1821. The temple is a replica of the 2500 year old Temple of Hephaestus in Athens. Surrounded...More

2  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Greek replica located in the Volksgarten. It gives a cool view to the park. Theseus was a mythical king a founder hero of Athens. If you are into Greek Mythology I suggest to keep the Temple it in your bucket list.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Theseus was a mythical founder patron of Athens who, along with great travels and exploits, brought the tribes together, unifying the city state. There was a large temple in Athens named for Theseus. This smaller version was designed to House a statue of Theseus (which...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Greek style temple in Volksgarten is the replica of an actual Greek temple in Athens and was built to house the Theseus sculpture. It is interesting to see a classical Greek temple in the middle of Imperial Vienna.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

We recently visited Vienna and spent a bit of time in Voksgarten enjoying the various monuments, including the Theseus Temple. It was interesting seeing the park as well as the temple under a bit of snow which had fallen during the week we were in...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This temple is to be found in the Volksgarten, halfway from Hofburg to the Rathaus. The temple is neoclassical in style and was built together with the Volksgarten, in the 1820s, after Napoleon ruined the Viennese city walls. The temple was designed to house Theseus...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I like these types of unexpected finds. The Theseus Temple is located in Volksgarten and represents a replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens. Really interesting thing to see in the middle of Vienna. There is a quite interesting exebition inside, with free entrance...More

1  Thank aleksandar1s
Reviewed 8 March 2017

In the middle of Volksgarten is Theseustemple, which is a replica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens. The original temple of course is a well preserved temple from Ancient Greek that survived to this day. There used to be a sculpture “Theseus and the...More

Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Theseus Temple is located in Volksgarten and is a little reblica of the Temple of Hephaestus in Athen. Built here by Pietro di Nobile in 1821. I like this type of buildings and taking a lot of photo of them as a memory for...More

Thank Baross
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Located in the Volksgarten. One time was a museum, now I'm not sure what it is used. Whenever I passed was closed.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Ron Mueck - Man in a boat exhibition is a must see after a walk in the park. It is a mysterious piece of art. You almost want to touch it as it is so real. The way the man looks...

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