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Baroque Period In Vienna – Guide to Baroque Architecture, Gardens, Music And More

baroque period in Vienna: Jesuit Church

In order to unearth Wien’s culture, I’ll share some insight on the baroque period in Vienna. Unlike any other the baroque lifestyle has shaped much of my hometown, making it one of the best places in Europe to experience baroque and rococo art. Use this guide to baroque architecture, baroque gardens, baroque costumes and baroque classical music to navigate around town. Baroque Period In …

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Vienna Insider Tips: 10 Rare Wien Sightseeing Finds

Vienna Insider Tips: Museum of Folks and Folk Art

Vienna Insider Tips. Great Wien sightseeing goes beyond tourism attractions. Build some off guidebook finds into your sightseeing agenda that lead you off the beaten path. This page helps you do that. In fact, for each of Vienna’s top 10 attractions there is an insider twin: A similarly beautiful attraction that comes without the crowds and will turn you from tourist to traveller. 1. …

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Vienna Sightseeing: Top 10 + 5 Points Of Interest By A Native

Vienna sightseeing: Belvedere Palace

Vienna Sightseeing. Actually, even the core Vienna points of interest can be overwhelming. On top, a few of them embrace various football fields in size. For example, the whole historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Use this page to get an overview of must-sees and my own discoveries. Click on the headlines to kick start your travel preparations. Vienna …

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Vienna Tours by Bike: My Top Three Cycling Tours

rental bikes in Vienna

Vienna tours by bike are the healthiest way to hop on and off during a city break. And for none of them you will require a steely condition. When I lived in Vienna, I cycled everywhere from left to right of the centre, with my average condition. On the way, I would pass dozens of landmarks. In and around the centre, Vienna is flat. …

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Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Imperial Vienna On The Go

Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture: Biedermeier room

The Hapsburgs Museum of Furniture (Hofmobiliendepot) introduces you to historic lifestyle through applied arts: The Imperial depot  revives 300 years of upper and middle class interiors, marked by the Hapsburg (or Habsburg) family. Find out between pompous footstools, silk upholstered chairs, showcase salons, bedrooms and travel thrones what mobility felt like for the Emperors, their family and bourgeois Vienna. Imperial Vienna On The Go The …

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Wienerisch – Viennese Language In Brief

Wienerisch: Viennese family, 19th century

Wienerisch is Vienna’s regional dialect. You don’t need to speak it to get around there. However, understanding a few words and peculiarities will round your experience. You will hear Wienerisch at Vienna sausage stands, at neighbourhood markets and inns, and probably when you take a taxi. Some local wineries and concert venues host ‘Wienerlied’  (Vienna Song) singers. Even the Holy Bible has been translated into …

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Vienna Budapest Day Trip: Tour Review By A Native Viennese

Things to do in Vienna February: day trip to Budapest

If you go on a Vienna Budapest day trip you will explore yet another corner of the ‘Golden Triangle’ Vienna – Budapest – Prague. My day trip from Vienna to Hungary’s capital was enlightening. I could connect so many pieces of our common Central European culture, from coffeehouses and palaces to Pawlatschen courtyards. Find out how it was. Vienna Budapest Day Trip I joined a guided tour to …

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Augarten Vienna: Porcelain Museum, Baroque Gardens And Other Tips

Vienna Sights: Augarten and air defence tower

At Augarten, Vienna displays a curious outdoor collection of history and lifestyle. The sizeable baroque garden has gone widely unnoticed by travellers. It is THE missing page of many mainstream travel guides. Baroque Gardens The park itself is Vienna’s oldest baroque garden and has landmark status. In the 17th century it was conceived as a hunting ground amidst the Danube flood plains. Augarten not …

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Otto Wagner Church And Hospital In Vienna: Where Light Meets Shade

Vienna Austria Off Beat Travel Tips: Otto Wagner Church

The Otto Wagner church, top gem of Viennese Art Nouveau, lies in the West of Vienna. From the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace you can see its golden dome sparkling through the hills of Steinhof. The church outshines many top attractions. Compared with the dark Nazi history of Otto Wagner’s elegant hospital on the grounds, its beauty is bizarre. Explore Wagner’s wonderful world of shapes and ornaments. Here is my review. …

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Vienna Salzburg Day Trip: Small Group Tour Review

Vienna Salzburg Day Trip: Mirabell Gardens

Vienna Salzburg Day Trip. Vienna is not Austria. To discover a different landscape, head for the region and town of Salzburg. As a native Viennese, I have covered that route several times, usually on my way to the Alps, or over a weekend. If you plan to go for a day and need a reality check for a day trip read my story …

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