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Statue of Johannes Gutenberg

Lugeck St., 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Nice statue in front of the Regensburger Hof in Vienna

The statue of Johannes Gutenberg is located at the Lugeck and Backerstrasse intersection in front... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
An important inventor of history as of course (but why just here?) has its own statue

Everyone who knows his book history knows who Gutenberg is, and here he stands - in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Thomas J
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3 Mar 2018
“Nice statue in front of the Regensburger Hof in Vienna”
8 Jul 2017
“An important inventor of history as of course (but why just here?) has its own statue”
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Lugeck St., 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
Old University Quarter
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The statue of Johannes Gutenberg is located at the Lugeck and Backerstrasse intersection in front of the attractive Regensburger Hof building, approx. 5 minutes walk northeast of Stephansplatz. The bronze statue is the work of Austrian sculptor Hans Bitterlich in 1900. Here the 15th-century goldsmith...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Everyone who knows his book history knows who Gutenberg is, and here he stands - in the middle of the old central parts of Vienna. Personally, I do not know the connection to Vienna when Gutenberg was born and lived in German Meintz ... The...More

Thank Thomas J
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

take a look around and sabe alot of beautiful and memorable pictures even selfie😋 its visis worthing especially in the middle of the june that weather is great

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This lovely statue is located on Lugeck street, just next to the Embassy of Chile. While the statue is lovely, I would've expected some detailed information paying tribute to this great inventor.

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Close to Ankeruhr, in the city center. The statue is not much interesting, but the neighborhood is nice.

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We walked at night and saw this nice statue dedicated to the inventor of printing.it's a nice neighborhood close to St.. Stephans cathedral.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The statue of Johannes Gutenberg was found in a little square in Sephansdom with a nice structure at the background. We happened to pass through the square at night on our way back to the hotel. There were lots of cafes and shops around the...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

In the centre but nearest the canal - a nice little square with a bit of a statue and excellent characterful building by way of a backdrop. One the numerous statues/characterful buildings in this beautiful city. If you pass on by do have a shufty...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great piece of art but around it is kind of dull, wish there was a pool or garden around. However you can find great schinitzel just near it :)

Thank Fatma B
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Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly
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a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse,
Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and
Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories
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