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Outside the old castle complex is the Outer Castle gate, separating Heldenplatz in front of the Hofburg from Ringstraße (this side). It was originally part of the castle fortifications, and helped rebuff the second Ottoman siege of Vienna in 1683.
LOCATION: Vienna
DATE: Wed, 18/07/2012
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