Bundesland Wien Off The Beaten Path

  • Sternwartepark
    Sternwartepark
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  • Sternwartepark
    Sternwartepark
    by lotharscheer
  • Sternwartepark
    Sternwartepark
    by lotharscheer

Bundesland Wien Off The Beaten Path

  • Hundertwasser

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    There is no doubt about that Hundertwasser Haus will occupy your attention at the very first glance. First you will seem that this is a joke or a creation reminiscent of the story of "Hansel and Gretel". My first impression was as if the house has made by a playful, imaginative and very talented children. In fact it is true that all similar works...

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  • parks & gardens

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    The Sternwartepark was opened to the public only in May 2013. In the middle stands the University Observatory (under renovation at the moment) built by Fellner & Helmer (famous for the construction of for theatre and concert halls) 1874 to 1879. The park is considered as a natural monuments and was left alone for a long time, most of the ways and...

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  • churches

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    The Order of the Teutonic Knights was purely German military religious society founded in 1190 in the Holy Land. Templars were backed by the French crown and supported they French interests in Holy land and Hospitallers were English institution. That's why Emperors of Holy Roman Empire needed their own national political and military tool in Holy...

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  • excursions from Vienna

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Bratislava is a capital of Slovakia, it is almost like a border town with Austria, Hungary is also not so far. As a capital, it is one of the main touristic objects in Slovakia. Old town, castle territory, Petrin hill, Devin suburb can be visited. To make city more important, one fact can be mentioned - it was even a capital of Hungary for some...

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  • Wine Tasting and Vineyards

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Kahlenberg can be reached from Grinzing on bus 38A. It is 484m high, set in the midst of the Vienna Woods and famous for its views. Unfortunately for us the views were not clear when we visited. There is a café, souvenir shop and church here. It is the starting point for various walks.

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  • 1.Bezirk / 1st district

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Vienna is city of art, decorated with so many monuments, sculptures and fountains, dislocated all over the city and its parks. Many facades and corners of the houses are adorned with small sculptures which illustrating certain events important for their owners or symbolizing their professions. Such a details usually capturing attention of the...

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  • Jugendstil / Art Nouveau

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    This is the Pavillon on Karlsplatz, that used to be a "Stadtbahn"-station once and while it's equivalent is used as a cafe, this one is a great museum with changing exhibitions, but it is mainly interesting for visitors beeing interested in Vienna's Art-Nouveau-style, because the building was restored recently and it also shows some small-scale...

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  • museums

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Hofmobiliendepot is the store of the furniture of the royal family that was transported togeather with the royal families, when they moved for a few weeks from one palace to another one. You have the feeling to walk through endless corridors of an auction-house, while passing by the original furniture that was used by austrian emperors and their...

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  • Classical music

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Mozarthaus is the name of a newly restored building just a few meters behind the Stephansdom. It was there, where Mozart lived the last 3 years of his life 1784 bis 1787 and where he had died. He had quit a large appartment there with a total of 6 rooms and a kitchen, you will learn about his friends, his financiers, his problems with money... It...

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  • architecture

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    Palais Schwarzenberg was built in the 18th century as the summer palace of one of the wealthiest and most influential families in Austria. Their next-door neighbour was Prince Eugen in his summer palaces at Belvedere. The Schwarzenbergs had their base in Bohemia, it’s the very same family that played an important role through imperial Austria and...

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  • Jewish Vienna

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    I have always been interested in one question; which is why most synagogue in central Europe has been built in such a way that are compressed between two neighboring buildings and commonly are located in come narrow alley so that taking pictures of the temple in total is almost a mission impossible. I only recently learned of the Edict issued by...

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  • Kaffeehaus

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    This place was opened in 1873 and it is consider one of the most famous and traditional cafés in Vienna. Sigmund Freud was frequently having his coffee here. This is a very nice and charming place to spend some hours during lazy evening day during the summer!! Metro: U2 Schottentor or Universität; U3 Herrengasse address:1st...

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  • Karlskirche & Karlsplatz

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    The Karlsplatz (Charles Aquare) is a special place to roam around in. Here, in between the huge Karlskirche (Charles church), the city centre with the Artists House (Kunstlerhaus), the conservatorium (Muzik Verein) and the City historical museum, one can find pleasant open space with playgrounds for children, small café's in Jugendstil metro-houses...

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  • Schönbrunn

    Vienna Off The Beaten Path

    "I go, where the Kaiser is going to WALK" - "Ich gehe, wohin der Kaiser zu Fuss geht"... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This proverb is used very often in Austria, when someone would like to talk with a man about a horse, or a Lady wants to powder her nose... . And THIS is the real place, that also the emperor went to WALKING -...

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  • The Christmas-Market in Schloss...

    This is one of the highlights of the weeks before Christmas and the Kunst-, Kultur-Adventmarkt in Schloss Neugebäude will take place only for a few days in December !Various artists will offer their goods there and you will find funny ideas and great presents there like my sofa that you will see in my main picture: What a funny idea and in my 2nd...

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  • Meet the people who live in Vienna

    Whether traveling or moving to Vienna it can be both very challenging, yet rewarding to meet the people living there. A useful site for meeting people is www.vienna-expats.net

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