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Travel Austria - Hauptplatz Linz (Main Square)
Travel Austria

Hauptplatz Linz (Main Square)

The Hauptplatz (Main Square) in Linz was created in the year 1230.

hauptplatz main square linz

In the centre of the main square is a 20 metres high monument in baroque style named "Dreifaltigkeitssäule", which was built in 1723. The monument wants to say "thank you" for saving Linz from the war danger in 1704, the big fire in 1712 and the pestilence disease in 1713.

hauptplatz main square linz

The Southern part of the Hauptplatz Linz.

hauptplatz main square linz

The Northern part of the Hauptplatz Linz.  The direction to the Danube river.

hauptplatz main square linz

Two photos with 61 years time difference. On 5th May 1945 around lunchtime the first American soldiers arrive from the north to the Hauptplatz in Linz.

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