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The wedding fountain  Hoher Markt -Vienna
Virtual Tours in Europe · 25. Februar 2022
The so-called marriage fountain now dominates the entire square on the Hoher Markt. The fountain stands in the place of the gallows and was only completed under Karl VI (the father of Maria Theresia) basically in the form we can see today. The father of Karl VI, Leopold I., was very afraid that he will no longer see alive his first son Josef I (which was also the designated heir to the throne) due to fighting during the War of the Spanish Succession. So Leopold I made a vow ...