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Babenberger Stadtthor - Babenberg City Gate

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Babenberger Stadtthor - Babenberg City Gate Marker
Inscription.  Hier stand zur Zeit der Babenberger ein Stadtthor.

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(English translation:)At the time of the Babenbergs, a city gate stood here.
 
Location. 48° 12.76′ N, 16° 22.117′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Wipplingerstrasse and Tiefer Graben on Wipplingerstrasse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wipplingerstrasse 22, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (about 120 meters away); Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department (about 120 meters away); Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (about 150 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 180 meters away); Henry Dunant and the Red Cross (about 240 meters away); Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (about 240 meters away); Hans Christian Andersen (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on Wipplingerstrasse about 5 meters above the street level on the building at the southeast east corner of where the Hohe Brücke ("High Bridge") overcrosses Tiefer Graben ("Deep Ditch"). Or in other words, in front of where the moat used to be.
 
Regarding Babenberger Stadtthor - Babenberg City Gate. The Babenbergs were a dynastic family whose rule extended mostly over parts of Austria and Bavaria from roughly 976-1246. The Vienna history wiki notes that there were three city gates associated

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with their rule over Vienna.
 
Also see . . .  Babenbergerstadttore (Wien Geschichte Wiki, in German). (Submitted on January 15, 2020.)
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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