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Attractive fountain in Schwarzenbergplatz

Hochstrahlbrunnen is an imposing fountain and is located in Schwarzenbergplatz and immediately in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Arlesey, United Kingdom
Great park for a quick stop - the mist fountains are wonderful on a hot day

Not big, but a nice small park with some shade trees and a great water feature which really keeps... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Wieden 1040 | Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna 1040, Austria
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Was drawn to the site by the huge Soviet Memorial in the same Platz and by the huge spray from the fountain. The fountain was built in 1873 to celebrate the completion of Vienna's water supply system which delivers fresh wet stuff from the Styrian...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Hochstrahlbrunnen is an imposing fountain and is located in Schwarzenbergplatz and immediately in front of the Soviet War Memorial. The fountain was built to celebrate the construction of the first water pipeline from the Styrian alps to Vienna in 1873 and together with the Soviet War Memorial create...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

There's a lot of construction around. I couldn't even enjoy the fountain during the day. The machines were in all my pictures. It was a little disappointing.

Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Not big, but a nice small park with some shade trees and a great water feature which really keeps you cool. The Russian monument is pretty impressive and worth seeing. Definitely somewhere to stop for rest of just sit and watch Austrian life go by.

Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This was just around corner from our Hotel , ok in daylight but visit it at night very pretty changing colours. There is also a church next door cost is €8 to go in .Didn't go to Soviet place near fountain

Thank Jakki H
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Very pretty fountain next to soviet war memorial. The water looks magnificent lit up. Good photo opportunity

Thank manc_emm
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Huge fountain in the center of Vienna. It is totally worth seeing if you are in the area. Another one of the beautiful monuments in the cities.

1  Thank CGin23
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Quite big and nice fountain adjacent to the Soviet War Memorial. Fine place to relax. To all those who say it's not working: ofcourse it'll not work during winter months. Get your expectations right.

1  Thank aleksandar1s
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is a sight to see. Variety of colours and the surrounding area is beautiful. A must see for any tourist

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Not sure about the other reviews here, but it seems this fountain may well have had an uplift since they were written as this is now a very beautiful and functioning fountain complex in Scwarzenbergplatz and standing in front of the Soviet War Memorial. I...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a dried up fountain, located next to the Soviet war memorial. While the memorial itself is lovely, the dried up fountain is not.

Thank TheShis
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The fourth district combines elegant tradition with
contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a
dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles
Borromeo have added glamour to a neighbourhood known
for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns,
cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s
largest street market. Many bohemian types have found
their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and
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24 November 2017|
Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so because the water pipes freeze due to dropping temperature