The Maria Theresa Monument found on Maria Theresien Platz was built as a memorial and took 13 years to construct.
Visit Vienna in the winter during your Christmas holiday and participate in the Christmas Village held at the Maria Theresien Platz on Ringstrasse.
This cute bronze elephant stands right in front of the Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna.
A bronze statue of Empress Maria Theresa sits atop the Maria Theresa Monument memorial in the heart of Maria Theresien Platz.
Maria Theresa is surrounded by four of her generals on horses as well as other beautiful sculptures engraved into the monument.
Empress Maria Theresa welcomes the public with one of her hands and in her other hand, she is holding the Pragmatische Sanktion document and a royal scepter.
This is truly a sight to see if you are visiting Vienna while on vacation in Austria.
During Christmas holiday, the Maria Theresien Platz transforms into a unique and exciting Christmas Village attracting tourists from all over the world to spend their Christmas vacation in Vienna!
In order to enter the museum, you must pay a mere 10 euros!
This is such a reasonable price considering you are about to witness ancient Viennese history!
From the Heldenplatz, you can steal a glimpse of the Natural History Museum as well as the Kunsthistorisches Museum.
These two museums are some of the most famous landmarks in Vienna!
The statues around the museum on Maria Theresien Platz depict different cultures and countries of the world.
On Maria Theresien Platz you will find the Maria Theresa Monument which was completed in the late 19th century having taken 13 years to construct!
The Empress Maria Theresa is a renowned public figure in Austria having ruled for 40 years as well as taken care of her sixteen children!