This monument is a huge enigma. It is a small place in the middle of a busy city where thousands pass buy and barely notice it. It is very symbolic and attempts to address many issues in its simple form. I would get online and look up the history on regarding this stop before I stopped here. It is not... 更多
In passing through the historical city centre near Albertina, we found a strange statue which was splitted up into two parts. The monument has its significance to remind the Austrians on the terrors of war. Recommend to tourists to visit this spot.
.... and I have to say that it was so unimpressive that I didn't even take a photo and I did take 900 in the 8 sunny days of our visit - draw your own conclusions. In a city that has so many classically cultural items/buildings etc on display this one regretably just doesn't catch the eye - though it... 更多
This was certainly not an up-lifting monument, but a necessary one lest we all forget how a charismatic man could lead disenfranchised people to follow him into a terrible war. It was a very sobering thing to see, but a reminder of what happens when people feel left out and their lives have no meaning.
Also called the 'Monument Against War and Fascism', this monument is on Albertplatz next to Albertina Museum. It happens to be on the site where several hundred people died in a collapsed cellar during a WWII bombing raid. The stone is cut from the infamous Mauthausen Concentration Camp. The video is an endless loop of Jews being forced to clean... 更多
One of the few monuments to those killed in Austria during all the wars this country has witnessed. Especially important... 更多