Stock im Eisen

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About Stock im Eisen

At the heart of Vienna stands the Stock im Eisen, an ancient tree stump encased in glass, a curio as mysterious as it is captivating. 

Legend has it this tree, peppered with countless nails, dates back to the Middle Ages, each nail representing a wish or pact made by a craftsman or passerby. This intriguing piece of folklore sits at the crossroads of myth and history, a silent witness to Vienna's evolving story.

Visiting the Stock im Eisen is a year-round attraction, with no fee required to ponder its legend. It's particularly enchanting during the winter holidays, when Vienna's Christmas markets bring festive cheer, illuminating the mystery of this ancient artifact in a new light.

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