VIENNA

on the blue Danube, the City of my Dreams


The aim of these pages is to give you some impressions, which you probably won't find anywhere else.


Sights:

St. Charles
A wonderful baroque church, built by the great architect Fischer von Erlach.
Memorials in Vienna
A personal selection of late celebrities.
The Ring
A jewel among the streets of the world.
Belvedere Castle
The summer-residence of Eugen von Savoyen, the conqueror of the Turks
Schönbrunn - not only a palace
And an explanation to why everything is beautiful in Vienna. ;-)
The Prater
A very different amusement park.


In the centre (old town):

The Capuchin vault
Burial place of the Austrian Emperors
The Prunksaal (Ceremonial Room) of the Austrian National Library
A must for bibliophiles, a sight for everybody
The square "Am Hof"
Once the very center of the city
St. Peter's church
With ancestors from Roman times
To the Golden Dragon
A restaurant with history


In the districts:

The districts (Bezirke) of Vienna - an overview
Location and names of the districts - a quick orientation
Vienna 2., Prater Hauptallee
Thoughts during a stroll
Vienna 6., Mariahilfer Strasse
A traditional shopping street
Vienna 7., The Spittelberg
An old quarter of culture and pleasure
Vienna 14., Otto Wagner's mansion
Today the museum of Ernst Fuchs


Museums:

The two magnificent museums on the Ringstraße
      The Museum of Natural History
      The Museum of Fine Art
A somewhat different museum - The Imperial Furniture Collection
An elegant exhibition, known by almost nobody.
The Villa Hermes
An imperial retreat from the 19th century.
The Fantasm-Museum
Works by the Viennese School of Fantastic Realism


About Vienna:

Vienna is different
The tourist-info claims this. Is it true?
Heuriger: Wine-culture in Vienna
It must be difficult to find something more typical for Vienna.
Coffee in Vienna
Vienna and its cafés are well-known worldwide. Here you can see how it all started.
Wiener Schnitzel
How is it really done?


The vicinity of Vienna:

Klosterneuburg monastery
A tiny part of Austrian history
- The Verdun Altar
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The Legend of the Veil

Kreuzenstein Castle
A treasury over bygone centuries
Laxenburg Castle
Not only one, but three castles



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