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Vienna Christmas Market

Vienna Christmas Market The Viennese Christmas Market is an unforgettable highlight for those eager to get into the spirit of the season. The delicious aromas are sure to lull all visitors into the seasonal joy. Inside the City Hall on the ground floor, there is an area dedicated to children, where they can learn how …

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History of Vienna

1192 Richard the Lionheart is taken captive in ##Vienna, the ransom helps build fortifications; 1198 the Golden Age of Vienna begins with economic, architectural, and artistic growth; 1237 Vienna is incorporated as a free city of the Empire by Emperor Friedrich II; 1298 the first “Christkindlmarkt”. Christmas market is held in Vienna; 1304 construction begins …

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Vienna Museum and Galleries

Akademie der bildenden Kuenste the art gallery of this school contains some real treasures; BA – CA Kunstforum homage to the artists of classical modernism; Dritte Mann Museum 3mpc a tribute to Graham Green. Orson Welles, etc. Ephesos Museum a depiction of the ancient Ephesos and its culture; Esperantomuseum the world’s largest display of artificial languages; …

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Vienna Maps

Metro Map , Schonbrunn Map Innere Stadt ( 1st district ) The historic heart of the city exudes elegance at every corner and boasts the best boutiques, the finest hotels, and the grandest architecture. Despite its modern flair, the inner city has maintained an archaic note, a parallel evolution that has developed and maintained the center …

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Innsbruck Sightseeing

Altstadt – The Old Town Worth seeing is the entire complex of the Old Town with its narrow streets, old burghers houses, and arcades. Where the Herzog-Friedrich-Straße widens out into a Square is the symbol of Innsbruck, the Goldene Dachl The Golden Roof This late gothic alcove, 16 meters high, was built around 1500 and …

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Vienna Schonbrunn Map

The Schonbrunn Palace is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria. The palace and its elaborate gardens are an essential part of Viennese history and every visit. Vienna Schonbrunn Map

Innsbruck

Traffic Innsbruck is a railway and road traffic junction. Trains from Vienna-Salzburg ( Western railway ), Munich-Garmisch Partenkirch ( Karwendl railway ), Zurich-Bregenz ( Arlberg railway ), and Verona-Bozen ( Brenner railway ) arrive at the main station. A local railway, the Stubaital railway ( Innsbruck-Fulpmes ), and the railway number 6 with destination Igls …

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Innsbruck Main sights

The Golden Roof  This late gothic alcove, 16 meters high, was built around 1500 and is covered with 3.450 gilt copper shingles. Innsbruck Golden Roof shows in his reliefs Emperor Maximilian I and his two wives, Maria of Burgundy and Maria Bianca Sforza, furthermore Chancellor, jesters, Moreskentänzer, and various arms. Today, there are replicas of …

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Vienna Metro Map

Vienna metro Vienna’s metro system is it one of the most modern in Europe. The Vienna metro operates daily between 5 am and 12:30. Trains depart around every 5 minutes. Timetables can be found here. For more detailed information, check out the following services: Wiener Linien journey planner  The subway system consists of 5 lines …

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Vienna Photos Free for use

FREE Photos You can use on Your Personal and commercial sites or projects. All Pictures below were photographed by Stanisa Josic and FREE of copyright restrictions. I offer these photos free to download under Creative Commons Zero. No attribution or backlinks are required, but any form of spreading the word is always appreciated. Please feel …

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Top 10 Vienna Travel tips

A Typical Taste Wiener Schnitzel – a thin veal escalope, breaded and fried. Usually served with potato salad. Fritattensuppe – a hearty clear meat broth, with thinly cut strips of pancake. Kaesekrainer – a red Bratwurst with dabs of cheese inside, eaten with bread and mustard. Gulasch – of Hungarian heritage but nonetheless a local …

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Vienna Austria

Vienna is split into 23 districts. The majority of the top tourist attractions lie within the first district, which was formally protected by the city walls, though nowadays it is circumvented by the Ringstrasse instead. Districts two through to nine are just as rich in treasures to discover, including some magnificent boutiques, galleries, theatres, and …

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Vienna Tour

Prater, Vienna International center The Greek Church –  This church was built in the 19th century and completely remodeled in Byzantine style in 1858 after designs by Theophil Hansens. Postsparkassenamt – Constructed by Otto Wagner between 1904 and 1906 in the matter-of-fact style of the Secession. Urania – The “Wiener Urania” is an “Institute of …

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Useful German Phrases

Useful German Phrases for Travelers Yes — Ja No — Nein Hallo — Hallo Good bye — Auf Wiedersehan Good night — Gute Nacht Please — Bitte Thank you — Danke Excuse me — Entschuldigung How are you? — Wie geht es Ihnen? Do you speak English? — Sprechen Sie Englisch? How much/many — Wieviel… …

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