Plague Column (Pestsaule), Vienna

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  • Beautiful monument to the plague on our favorite Viennese pedestrian street - The Graben. Quick visit. But a very busy Baroque monument covered in netting to keep pigeons off of it. Check out Leopold ...  more »
  • The Emperor vowed to erect a Thanksgiving column if he had managed to defeat the plague that was ravaging Vienna, so it was built and rebuilt by different artists through version that we admire today walking through the Garden, I don't know if it's always so but this year we found it covered with a net, perhaps to protect them from birds.
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  • In one of the most important places in Vienna on the square of the Graben we will find the monumental votive statue in honour of the Holy Trinity was donated in thanks for the end of the plague, which took place in the year 1679, in which due to an epidemic of bubonic plague have died around 100 thousand inhabitants of Vienna. An architect column is Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, who also was the architect of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo and Schönbrunn Palace. Ethos is the inscription on the pillar of morowym, which says, ' Glaube besiegt die Pest-Faith overcomes the plague.
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