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Vienna. Recreation and entertainment

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Vienna – a unique city with centuries-old traditions. Music lovers from all over the world come here to touch the work of the great musicians who lived and worked in   Vienna: Mozart, Strauss, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Haydn.

A lot of concert halls, art galleries, Vienna Opera have turned Vienna into one of the cultural centers of Europe.


Vienna at night

  Vienna architecture all styles were fancifully mixed: from Gothic to postmodernism, but above all – it is a baroque city.

After New York and Paris, the best restaurateurs of Europe create their culinary masterpieces here: lovers of culinary delights will be seduced by the famous Viennese schnitzels, Austrian strudel, Viennese coffee, numerous   cakes.

In spring and summer, many open-air festivals are held in Vienna: all kinds of concerts, performances, parties all night await their audience.

Cultural sights

The most visited palace in Austria   Schonbrunn   was once the summer residence of the Empress Sisi. It has beautiful gardens and a zoo.


Palace   Schonbrunn

From the tower of the highest in Austria Cathedral of St. Stefan Palace a beautiful view of the city opens.

In the winter residence of the Habsburgs Hofburg Palace, royal jewelry is collected and displayed for all to see, the Hunting and Armory Chamber, various museums, a collection of ancient musical instruments is exhibited.

Part of the Hofburg Palace is the oldest Spanish Riding School. Everyone can watch the rehearsals, or visit the equestrian show, which has not changed for over four hundred years.

In   Belvedere Palace, which is divided into Upper and Lower, there are several museums and a beautiful romantic park with ponds and waterfalls. In 1955, the Austrian independence document was signed in the grand ballroom of the palace.


St. Stefan

Many famous people, such as Johann Strauss, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, are buried in the Central Cemetery next to the church of Dr. Karl Luger.

To to touch nature, it is worth visiting the Vienna Woods. The nature reserve has shady oak forests, limestone rocks, hills with caves, and ancient fortresses.

Real oases of peace and quiet – Vienna parks Donaupark, People's Park, Congrespark, designed by the Japanese Setagaya Park, University of Vienna Botanical Garden, great places for a walk or picnic. In the Autgarten Garden you can admire an exhibition of Austrian porcelain.

To the north-east of the city center is Vienna's most famous park & ndash; Prater. A miniature railway runs through the park with a stop at the Ferris wheel, which is 60 meters high. The wheel was built for the Vienna World Exhibition in 1897.

Vienna Danube Tower – the second tallest structure in Austria.


Hundertwasser House

Museum Quarter, also known as 'Mukwa' (MQ), is a series of museums and exhibition halls dedicated to the art of the XX-XXI centuries.   It was opened in 2001.

Hundertwasser House – an eccentric building that quickly became a city landmark. In this colorful house, each apartment is painted on the outside in a different color. All walls and floors are uneven, all corners in the house are rounded. On all flat external elements of the building – balconies, roof, terraces – earth was poured and plants were planted. The builders also left their colorful handprints on the walls.

At the end of the 19th century, the Museum of Fine Arts was built, which housed many collections of the Habsburg dynasty. It presents objects of Ancient Egypt, antique   antiquities, collections of Medieval art, Renaissance and Baroque.

В   Sigmund Freud Museum you can visit the study   where Dr. Freud developed his system of psychoanalysis.
antique   antiquities, collections of Medieval art, Renaissance and Baroque.

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Author: Kelly Costine