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Vienna’s History Mystery: The CRAZY story behind Vienna’s war towers you probably didn’t know

Our latest episode of Vienna’s History Mysteries has us looking up at the concrete war towers that dominate Vienna’s skyline that are known as the Flakturm.

Our host, Samantha Pyra, explores the story behind how the Flakturm came to be built during WW2 and why they’re still standing in the modern city of Vienna, today.

Vienna’s History Mysteries is a series where we seek out the mysteries of Vienna’s past and try to solve them. Sometimes we succeed, sometimes we fail. Most importantly, we always learn a whole bunch of really interesting stuff about Vienna!

This video is a vienna senf production. vienna senf is our video channel where we put videos out into the world that hopefully make you smile, and help you make the most out of Vienna…and life. Subscribe if you like what you’re seeing above 😉

If you’d like to see more of Samantha’s handiwork on and off the camera, check out here Instagram, or her Youtube channel!

A special thanks the Benjamin Steindorfer for jumping behind the camera for this episode.

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https://www.viennadirect.com/sights/mak.php
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/flak-towers
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flak_tower#Flakturm_V_–_Stiftskaserne,_Vienna
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haus_des_Meeres
https://www.dark-tourism.com/index.php/austria5/15-countries/individual-chapters/113-augarten-flaktowers
https://www.duncanjdsmith.com/uploads/documents/phjpri/flaktower_db_article3.pdf
http://www.tourmycountry.com/austria/flak-towers-vienna.htm
https://www.geschichtewiki.wien.gv.at/Installation_Wunden_der_Erinnerung

 

 

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