vienna
Country : Austria
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German (Austrian German)
Population
City: 1 741 246 (2013)
Metro: 2 374 720 (2013)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Vienna
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closeVienna, the capital of Austria, boasts an impressive number of palaces, monuments and other landmarks due to its centuries long position as the heart of the Habsburg Empire.
Most of the city's main sights are located in Vienna's compact center or at the boulevard encircling the historic center, which makes it easy to visit the city on foot. Other neighborhoods are easily accessible thanks to the efficient subway.
Random Vienna Highlights
Belvedere, Vienna
The Belvedere is a magnificent baroque palace complex built in the early 18th century for Prince Eugène de Savoy. A trip to one of the museums allows visitors a chance to marvel at the magnificently decorated rooms.
Volksgarten, Vienna
The Volksgarten, a public park near the imperial palace in Vienna, was created between 1820 and 1823 after the fortifications around the palace were torn down by Napoleon.
Albertina, Vienna
The Albertina is both a palace and a museum with a magnificent collection of graphic art that contains works from great artists such as Dürer, Michelangelo and Rubens. The lavish state rooms of the Albertina are also open to the public.
Rathaus, Vienna
Vienna's Neues Rathaus (new city hall) was built at the end of the 19th century in a Gothic Revival style. At the top of its 100 meter tall tower stands a statue known as the Rathausmann.




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