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A hill in the Vienna Woods at a height of 425 m. It is located not far from Kahlenberg, to the north of Vienna on the Danube. It was known as Kahlenberg until 1693. Steep slopes down to the Danube; it has avalanche protection on one side. Under the leadership of the king of Poland, Jan Sobieski, it was from here that the relief force started out on 12.9.1683 to successfully free beleaguered Vienna from the grip of the Turks. The hill offers magnificent views across Vienna, the Danube and the Pannonian Basin.