Vienna Off The Beaten Path

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  • 1. Hundertwasser

    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...

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  • 2. churches

    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...

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  • 3. excursions from Vienna

    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...

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  • 4. parks & gardens

    Vienna's botanical garden, which belongs to the university, is the next-door neighbour of Belvedere palace gardens. It is a pleasant addition if you want to go for a walk through the gardens as a...

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  • 5. 1.Bezirk / 1st district

    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...

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  • 6. museums

    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...

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  • 7. architecture

    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...

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  • 8. Jugendstil / Art Nouveau

    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...

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  • 9. Wine Tasting and Vineyards

    Stammersdorf - located in the 21st district of Vienna - is where the good local Heurigers (wine taverns/pubs) and wineguts/wineries are. If you want to know where the locals go to eat and drink...

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  • 10. Classical music

    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...

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  • 11. Jewish Vienna

    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...

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  • 12. Karlskirche & Karlsplatz

    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...

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  • 13. Kaffeehaus

    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...

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  • 14. Schönbrunn

    "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...

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  • 15. Der Zeit ihre Kunst. Der Kunst ihre Freiheit.

    Near Karlsplatz this building was built in 1897 for exhibitions of art in Secession style, kind of Art Nouveau. The Union of Austrian Artists was founded by a...

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  • 16. The "Polish Quarter"

    The quarter around Rennweg east of Belvedere seems to be a hotspot of the Polish community in Vienna. There is a Polish church in Rennweg, Gardekirche with a...

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  • 17. Wedding Fountain

    Hoher Markt was one of the most important market places in Vienna during Middle Ages, but not much left from that period on the square. It is now important city...

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  • 18. The sculpture of Karl Renner

    Karl Renner (1870-1950) is called the father of the Republic of Austria because he headed the first government as chancellor in 1918/1919 and was again decisive...

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  • 19. Johann Nepomuk kirche

    Johann Nepomuk church is located in Leopoldstadt, in Praterstrasse 45. The current church was constructed between 1841 and 1843, replacing a stone chapel from...

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  • 20. Theater an der Wien

    Theater an der Wien, completed in 1801, is a historic theatre located in Millockergasse. The theatre is brainchild of Emanuel Schikaneder, theatrical...

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  • 21. Schoenen Laterne

    Schoenelaterngasse (beautiful lantern alley) is a small winding alleyway in the central Vienna. The buildings along the alley date back to Baroque...

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  • 22. Heiligenkreuzerhof

    Heiligenkreuzerhof, where now stands Bernardiskapelle, was once, in 1030, the site of a merchants settlement and the home of many exporting traders. It used to...

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  • 23. Monument of Wilhelm vonTegetthofF

    This monument was the first attraction that drew my attention when I came out of the metro station Praternstern. In fact, my hotel was in the area of Prater,...

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  • 24. Technische Universitat

    Techische Universitat, as it is called nowadays, was founded in 1815 by Emperor Franz I under the name of Royal Polytechnic Institute, with the intention to...

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  • 25. Deutschmeister Denkmal

    Deutschmeister denkmal is memorial of the imperial and royal infantry regiment "Hoch und Deutschmeister", founded in 1695 in Donauworth. It was named the...

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