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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Alter Berghof II / Old Berghof II

 
 
Berghof II Marker, Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Berghof II Marker, Panel 1
Inscription.  (First panel:)

Im 14. Jahrhundert war der Berghof in dem sich eine Gaststätte befand, ein gern besuchter Belustigungsort, später umfasste der Berghof auch Bürgerhäuser.

(English translation:)

In the 14th century, the Berghof, which housed a restaurant, was a popular place of entertainment; later the Berghof also included town houses.

(Second panel:)

An Stelle des Berghofes wurde 1805 das Palais Sina erbaut, welches 1860 durch Theophil Hansen seine Ausgestaltung erfuhr. Im zweiten Weltkrieg wurde es durch Bomben zerstört.

(English translation:)

In place of the Berghof, the Palais Sina was built in 1805 (as the Palais Fellner), which was redesigned/renovated by Theophil Hansen in 1860. It was destroyed by bombs during World War II.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 48° 12.661′ N, 16° 22.385′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Hoher Markt and Judengasse

Berghof II Marker, Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Berghof II Marker, Panel 2
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on Hoher Markt. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock (within shouting distance of this marker); Alter Berghof I / Old Berghof I (within shouting distance of this marker); 1981 Vienna Synagogue Attack (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Belvedere Film Productions (about 90 meters away); Adalbert Stifter and the Solar Eclipse (about 120 meters away); The Security Committee of 1848 (about 150 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 240 meters away); a different marker also named Mozart Lived Here (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .
1. Berghof (Wien) (Vienna Forum, in German). (Submitted on November 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
2. Palais Sina (Austria Forum, in German). (Submitted on November 6, 2020.)
 
Alter Berghof II / Old Berghof II Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
3. Alter Berghof II / Old Berghof II Marker - wide view
The two panels of the marker are located on each side of the corner of the building.
Palais Sina image. Click for full size.
Wilhelm Burger (courtesy of the Austrian National Library, via Wikimedia Commons), circa 1874
4. Palais Sina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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