Pinsteps. Statue of Prince Eugen of Savoy, Vienna
Places to visit in Vienna. Languages: he, en, ru

Let's approach the guy riding the horse. First of all, his name is Eugene. His father was the king of France. By the way, not very smart. When he fell ill with necrosis, he refused to amputate his leg because it was not appropriate for a king to succumb to it. Finally, he died of the disease. The king had a mistress Olympia Mancini from Savoy - a region in the south of France. Eugene is the son of Olympia, and hence his nickname - Eugene of Savoy. The mother of the unwise king hated Olympia to death and demanded her banishment from Paris. She was thus expelled, but before leaving, she appeared at a ball with a revolutionary hairstyle that everyone knows today (photo). This hairstyle was even named A la Manchini - Mancini style with a parting in the middle of the hair. Eugene, son of the King of France, left Paris with his mother and became a national hero of the Austrians in the battle against the Turks when he was nicknamed the saviour of Europe from the Muslim occupation. Therefore, his statue is here in Heroes' Square. It was the classic Broco period that still characterizes Vienna.

Please look at the balcony behind the statue. From this balcony, Adolf Hitler gave his speech on March 15, 1938. Thousands cheered him from this square. Two days before, a referendum was held in Austria. On the voting bulletin you see in the picture, the big circle means "yes", and the small one on the side is "no". And here is the first question: What was the referendum about?

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This trip will lead you through the streets of old Vienna in such a way that characters and urban legends will introduce you to the city through questions and answers. A correct answer will lead to the next point on the route and sometimes to several points at once. Even if a question is not asked at a particular station, do not skip it to save time. Stations without questions provide essential information for giving a correct answer at the next station. Also, carefully read explanations for correct answers. They also bring helpful information. Remember, you are not competing against another team but against time. There is no need to run or ignore the city surrounding you because only correct answers will advance you, and incorrect ones will stop you. In the end, only the game time and the number of correct answers from each player or group of players count, regardless of when they started the game or when they finished it relative to another player or group. Just pressing the start game button will start the timer. Do not launch the game before reaching the starting point, or carefully read and study the game's rules. Finally, and most importantly - enjoy the city and the atmosphere. Good Luck!

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