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Austrian Parliament Building, Vienna: 82 reviews and 201 photos

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  • The Parliament - Vienna
      The Parliament
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  • The Parliament - Vienna
      The Parliament
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  • The Parliament - Vienna
      The Parliament
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  • The Parliament - Vienna
      The Parliament
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The giant edifice was created by the architect Theophil Hansen, and it was built into the year 1874 until 1884.
The massive construction is a splendid concept in classic style, with a unique architecture.
The main facade is built as a temple, with white column, beautiful sculptures and paintings and the entrance to the parliament is attainable over a wide driveway ramp.
A lot of marble sculptures, that represent Greek and Roman historians stand along the ramp.
In front of Parliament stands the Athena-well that was created by Karl Kundmann in the year 1902.
During the World War II, the Parliament was destroyed, and it was reconstructed until 1956.
The building of Parliament is a very important edifice on the Ringstrasse, a construction that means very much for the historic and socially lives of Austria.

Address: 1., Dr.Karl-Renner-Ring 3, Vienna
Directions: the buildings of the famous boulevard
Station Volkstheater
Metro: U2

Phone: 01 40 110 2570
Website: http://www.parlinkom.gv.at

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  • Updated Feb 26, 2007
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