vienna
Country : Austria
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German (Austrian German)
Population
City: 1 674 909 (2008)
Metro: 2 285 988 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Vienna
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.
info Josefsplatz
Random Vienna Highlights
Schatzkammer, Vienna
The Schatzkammer - the imperial treasury chamber of the Habsburg dynasty - has a magnificent display of imperial symbols of power and wealth such as gem-studded crowns, orbs, scepters, and coronation mantles.
Parlament, Vienna
Austria's Parliament is seated in a monumental neo-classical building completed in 1884 for the former Reichsrat. In front of the central portico stands a colossal statue of Athene, goddess of wisdom.
Karlsplatz, Vienna
Karlsplatz is one of the largest squares in Vienna. Much of it is occupied by the Resselpark, where two beautiful former metro pavilions are located. Overlooking the park is Karlskirche, a glorious Baroque church.
Ringstrasse, Vienna
The Ringstrasse is a boulevard created in the 19th century at the site of the former city fortifications. In a span of just two decades a host of magnificent buildings were erected here, from a city hall to an opera house.




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