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  • 1. Bezirk / 1st District
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  • 1. Bezirk / 1st District, Vienna

    1. 1. Bezirk / 1st District

    We spent much of our sunny weekend in the city simply strolling around with friends or on our own, rather than focusing on seeing specific sights. But that doesn’t mean we didn’t see a lot, and in...

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  • Schönbrunn, Vienna

    2. Schönbrunn

    The initial animal collection at Schounbrunn was formed by the stock of animals from the former palace of Neugeboude and the menagerie belonging to the Belvedere. These animals - with the exception...

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  • Hofburg, Vienna

    3. Hofburg

    The Imperial Eagle, the two headed Eagle, I saw all around Vienna. Eagles "Lords of the air" Habsburg Monarchy "Lords of a Kingdom." Eagles are often chosen as they are a symbol of power, but why...

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  • museums, Vienna

    4. museums

    Vienna seems to be a hot-bed for creativity and I wanted to search out the sites relating to some of the most famous people in the world who either were born in Vienna or who had spend creative years...

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  • sightseeing & day-excursions, Vienna

    5. sightseeing & day-excursions

    I love architecture and I like to walk around and exploring new places. I try to make as many photos I can. I think this is the best way to learn about new places. It is interesting to see how much...

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  • Hundertwasser, Vienna

    6. Hundertwasser

    The Hundertwasserhaus is an apartment house in Vienna, Austria, built after the idea and concept of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser with architect Joseph Krawina as a co-author. This...

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  • churches, Vienna

    7. churches

    This church is also very different to the usual Viennese Baroque being neo-byzantine in design and really looking very unlike a church at all from the outside. It's in the old Fleischmarkt area, once...

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  • Classical Music, Vienna

    8. Classical Music

    Several ways to purchase tickets: 1) Call the ticket offices of the venues (Staatoper, Musikverein, etc) ahead of time. The Viennese speak excellent English. 2) Attempt to reserve on the venues'...

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  • Ringstrasse, Vienna

    9. Ringstrasse

    What I suggest you do at some time, is to take a tram on the Ringstrasse, the ring road of Vienna, where many of the most important buildings and sights are located beside. The Ringstrasse is a 5km...

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  • Grinzing & Heurigen, Vienna

    10. Grinzing & Heurigen

    I asked LJ that when we got to Vienna, let's stay away (as much as possible) from the tourist places...I want to experience the "real" Vienna with the locals. Well, not only did we do that, we went...

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  • Stephansdom, Vienna

    11. Stephansdom

    Stephansdom is also called " Steffel " by the local people of Vienna. Already in medieval times it was situated in the very centre of town, overlooking all other houses. And from the beginning it...

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  • Jugendstil / Art Nouveau, Vienna

    12. Jugendstil / Art Nouveau

    Have you heard of Otto Wagner (1841 to 1918) ? I bet you have by the time you leave Vienna! He was a trained architect, visual artist and brick layer who shaped Vienna. Many of the residential...

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  • Zentralfriedhof, Vienna

    13. Zentralfriedhof

    Ludwig van wasn't originally buried in the Zentralfriedhof - he died in 1827, and the cemetery wasn't opened until 1874. But it was thought to be appropriate that he be here, and his remains were...

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  • Belvedere, Vienna

    14. Belvedere

    Vienna has the best cafes and pastries I have tried...walking around and hopping from one cafe to another was a delightful daily experience for me. Shopping may be expensive though I'd rather spend...

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  • Donau / Danube, Vienna

    15. Donau / Danube

    we spend 2 days in vienna it's quite big but we went during june in donau area a lot a people are eating here bringing their own barbecue, there s also a lot of little restaurant closes to the...

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  • Spanische Hofreitschule & Lipizzaner, Vienna

    16. Spanische Hofreitschule & Lipizzaner

    It may be interesting for you to go there if you love horses or architecture. I love both a bit so it was interesting to see the morning exercise. Honestly I would prefer a free horse than a trained...

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  • Kaffeehaus, Vienna

    17. Kaffeehaus

    Even if you arrive at or are travelling from the not so pretty train stations Westbahnhof and Südbahnhof, there are many options for having a great breakfast at Vienna's famous coffee houses, either a...

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  • Oper / Staatsoper, Vienna

    18. Oper / Staatsoper

    The famous sweets-shop "Opern Confiserie" in Kaerntnerstrasse 47 near the Opera and Hotel Sacher has been closed and moved to Hietzing (near Schoenbrunn Castle) as "Park Confiserie" in Hietzinger...

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  • Fiaker, Vienna

    19. Fiaker

    Vienna is well known for its light four-wheeled carriages drawn by two horses that are known as a Fiaker. As we walked around the city, we were often passed by them, or saw them stopped some-where so...

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  • The 3rd Man, Vienna

    20. The 3rd Man

    I’d have to say that many of my earliest impressions of Vienna were formed by the classic film “The Third Man” with Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton. It involves a second-rate writer (Cotton) who goes...

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  • Jewish Vienna, Vienna

    21. Jewish Vienna

    Judenplatz is a quite pretty and very quiet corner of the city - it was Susan's favourite part, and we wished we could spend more time there, maybe to have a drink at one of the Cafes. In this square...

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  • Riesenrad & Prater, Vienna

    22. Riesenrad & Prater

    Already in the Roman times, a village was situated along the banks of the river Donau (Danube). The Romans made a fortified town out of it in their constant struglle to keep Eastern invasions under...

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  • UNO-City, Vienna

    23. UNO-City

    As a lot of cities in centre Europe, Vienna is perfect to take a walk in bike. We rented three in the prater, and went around the Donau, the ONU city. It was not expensive, everybody can pay. That is...

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  • Wiener Sängerknaben, Vienna

    24. Wiener Sängerknaben

    Touring the Augartenpalais, a baroque palace in Vienna, the place where world famous boys chorists live, study and rehearse, and what's more, listening to Haydn Choir singing just for us, is something...

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  • Karlskirche & Karlsplatz, Vienna
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