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Stephansdom in Vienna, Austria
 

Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball

 
 
Türkenkugel / Turkish Ball (above) and Marker (below) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Türkenkugel / Turkish Ball (above) and Marker (below)
Inscription.  
Aus dem Jahr 1683 -
später eingemauert und
vergoldet - gab der einst hier
befindlichen Gastwirtschaft
und dem Haus den Namen.


[English translation:]
From the year 1683 - later gilded and mounted to the wall - gave its name ("Zur goldenen Kugel") to the inn and building that were once here.
 
Erected by E.A. Generali.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1683.
 
Location. 48° 12.698′ N, 16° 22.105′ E. Marker is in Stephansdom, Wien (Vienna). Marker is at the intersection of Am Hof and Färbergasse, on the right when traveling north on Am Hof. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Am Hof 11, Stephansdom, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Plaque of the Archdiocese Vienna at Judenplatz (within shouting distance of this marker);
Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball - Closeup image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball - Closeup
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Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Babenberger Stadtthor - Babenberg City Gate (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mozart Lived Here (about 120 meters away); Henry Dunant and the Red Cross (about 120 meters away); Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stephansdom.
 
Also see . . .  Am Hof, Türkenkugel (OeAW, in German). (Submitted on September 22, 2017.)
 
Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
3. Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball Marker - Wide View
The Turkish Ball and marker are mounted just to the left of the doorway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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Aug. 8, 2022