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“Grand marble structure nestled in Resselpark”
Mar 17, 2018
“Monument to composer Brahms at Karlsplatz”
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A statue of Johannes Brahms, one of Austria's greatest 19th-century composers, is located in the Karlsplatz.
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Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
Wieden
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Brahms Statue is situated in the north-eastern part of Resselpark within Karlsplatz in Central Vienna. The marble statue was created by sculptor Rudolf Weyr and financed by the City of Vienna and was unveiled on Johannes Brahm’s 75th Birthday anniversary in 1908. The statue...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 18 March 2018

One of the more interesting monuments to see at Karlsplatz is that of Johannes Brahms which was created and erected here by Austrian sculptor Rudolf Weyr in 1908. Here you find a elderly Brahms, resting in a seated position and peering downward. The statue is...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 2 April 2017

One of the first things I saw when I visited Vienna last October and again this March. Johannes Brahms was a great 19th century German composer. The statue, at Karlsplatz, just across from Karlskirche (St Charles Church), is actually almost hidden amongst the bushes and...More

Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We nearly missed this statue while in Karl's square, because of it being so average. There's no doubt that someone like Brahms should've received a much better treatment.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I went to see the statue on purpose, because Johannes Brahms is my favorite composer. He moved to Vienna later in his life and stayed here until his death in 1897. I found an interesting fact that his statue, located in Resselpark on Karlsplatz, is...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Well, Vienna have many statues and this is not on you will get any exitement from, and pity it is not so good taken care of. To honor him, it would be at least ,taken care of if it was any purpose to have the...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The statue is a nice one, however it is typical and therefore can be looked at during a stroll. It does not need a special visit.

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is clearly what is says on the can its a statue to the great Brahms. But at the end of the day it's a statue and once seen, admired you move on.

Thank CorneliusfudgeGM
Reviewed 10 September 2013

On the Karlsplatz, you can find the white marble monument to Johannes Brahms, which was sculpted by Austrian Rudolf Weyr in 1908. The monument is simple, showing a seated and aged Brahms. On the base of the elevated monument is a single lady, paying a...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 23 August 2013

The Brahms Statue reminds us of Johannes Brahms, the wonderful composer. He was a musical genius and left us the legacy of his music. It is good that the city of Vienna has remembered him with this monument.

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