We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
327
All photos (327)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“red army”(19 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
-3°
Dec
-4°
Jan
Contact
Vienna, Austria
Innere Stadt
Ways to Experience Schwarzenbergplatz
from US$105.00
More Info
from US$150.09
More Info
from US$34.90
More Info
from US$390.00
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 31, 2012

I was really impressed that TripAdvisor has no refference to Soviet War Memorial in Vienna (or at least i couldn't find anything similar). However, it does exhist, and is located on Schwarzenbergplatz. It is a very interesting monument in many ways. Its position on Schwartzenbergplatz...More

7  Thank MarkovicMilos
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 2, 2013

PLEASE READ so this does not happen to you as well. A couple of days ago (july 2013), my mom and I went to this square (Schwarzenbergplatz) to see the fountain at night. It was about 9 pm or so. We were taking pictures right...More

7  Thank Tourists777
Reviews (254)
Filter reviews
74 results
Traveller rating
18
35
19
0
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
18
35
19
0
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviews soviet war memorial red army large fountain impressive monument nice square second world war water spray light show belvedere palace beautiful building soldiers statue karl battle austria commemorating context
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 74 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Schwarzenbergplatz is a fairly large square, from which you can admire the beautiful Baroque (most) buildings that delineate this perimeter. The French Embassy, a wonderful work of art, was the place where the last king of Austria lived - 1918, when Austria became the republic....More

Thank Florentin Adria... G
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice fountain near Reds Army soldiers monument, great place for a short break on your way to belvedere You can see French Embassy from here and how it stands out from the rest of Austria's buildings. Great place to visit!

Thank Antoni W
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Schwarzenbergplatz is a large square of huge significance in Central Vienna close to Belvedere. The square was named after Prince Karl Philipp of Schwarzenberg and there is a monument in the square dedicated to him which was installed in 1867. One of the most popular...More

1  Thank paullegate
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My wife and I walked through Schwarzenbergplatz on the way to a restaurant (and back on the way back to our hotel). It is a Soviet war memorial of historical interest. It has a column and a large fountain which is lit at night (see...More

1  Thank StephenGlobeTrotter
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The Schwarzenbergplatz is located close to a few Vienna landmarks such as the Belverdere place, the Church of St. Charles, and the State Opera House. There is a nice powerful plaza and the monument of the Red Army in the plaza. Nice place to learn...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed May 26, 2018

The square is named after the native place of one of the victorious commanders of Austrian army. It now houses the Soviet War Memorial and a grand fountain. The war memorial consists of a colonnade behind a statue of a Soviet Soldier standing on top...More

1  Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We strolled round from the Belvedere and was impressed with the large fountain and the impressive monument to the Red Army. The square has busy roads around it and at least 2 foreign embassies that helped to give the area a certain level of grandness.

Thank curlytail55
Reviewed April 12, 2018

located at the point where Prinz Eugene-Strasse and der Rennweg meet is a colossal plaza that takes its name from a Place nearby. The plaza is significant for its size and the Red Army Memorial that is on the one end but mostly for the...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We visited this place on a nice summer evening. The breeze was cold and the beautiful fountain made the ambiance so lovely. You can see kids playing around the fountains, people chit chatting and elderly reading newspapers. It is located very close to Belvedere and...More

Thank Kunal6689
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

As it was so cold.... but it was still a nice place to see and visit... would be great in the summer for sure!

Thank Fezthewolf
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 361 nearby hotels
Hotel Am Konzerthaus Vienna MGallery by Sofitel
3,003 reviews
.15 km away
Hotel Imperial Vienna
1,353 reviews
.36 km away
Grand Ferdinand
713 reviews
.40 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna
1,579 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,770 nearby restaurants
Cafe Imperial Wien
559 reviews
.35 km away
Huber's Essen & Trinken
150 reviews
.33 km away
Gmoakeller
1,059 reviews
.29 km away
OPUS Restaurant
171 reviews
.36 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,509 nearby attractions
Karlskirche
2,180 reviews
.29 km away
Wiener Konzerthaus
149 reviews
.29 km away
Soviet War Memorial
233 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Schwarzenbergplatz staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines