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Fin De Siècle Vienna: How You Best Connect

Fin de Siecle Vienna: Gustav Klimt Tree of Life

Fin De Siecle Vienna. Whether your heart beats for bold patterns or bold ideas, straight lines or straight talking, complex psyches or complex music: a radical mindset is key to enjoying Vienna 1900.  I have pulled together a list of the best things to see and do, including the best anniversary exhibitions.  Fin de Siècle Vienna In Brief Fin De …

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Mozart House Vienna: Review of Mozarthaus and Mozart Museum

Mozart house Vienna: facade

Mozart House Vienna Review. If your love of Mozart goes beyond music explore his private world in Wien. Nowhere else did Mozart compose as much music as during his 10 years in Vienna. Since I have been to the Mozarthaus in Vienna let me share what to expect from this museum and apartment. The Mozart House Vienna Building Mozart House …

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What To Buy In Vienna Austria: Best Classical And Insider Gifts

What to buy in Vienna Austria: Riess enamel set Hirsch

What to buy in Vienna during your trip? If you aren’t into rubber ducks with Mozart wigs, let me share the best quality gifts and souvenirs from my hometown: They range from classical elegant and vintage to real insider objects. What To Buy In Vienna: Top Five Classical Gifts Augarten Porcelain Whether you visit Schönbrunn Palace, an elegant coffeehouse or …

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Vienna Budapest Prague: Inside the Golden Triangle 3 X 3

Vienna Budapest Prague: Mala Strana quarter

Vienna Budapest Prague. Especially when traveling from overseas, covering the Golden Triangle Vienna, Budapest and Prague in one go makes sense. But what to see and do in each city, how to get there and where to stay? Since many travellers ask me these questions, I have moulded my tips into robust sample itineraries of 3 days in each city …

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Best Vienna Coffeehouses: Top 12 For Atmosphere

Stefan Zweig and More: Cafe Landtmann

Because there are more than a hundred of them, cherry pick the best Vienna coffeehouses before you go. Why not match the best cafés in Vienna according to your preferred atmosphere instead of random travel rankings? Before you screen my shortlist, here is why Viennese coffee and coffeehouses are so special: Why Are Viennese Coffeehouses So Special? Since they started …

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Austria’s Capital: Useful Facts And Must Knows

Austria Capital. To get an in depth view of Vienna beyond tourism highlights I’m going to present you with facts and perspectives of Wien, my home city. At the end of this post you will have an exact idea where Wien is in Europe, about the Vienna population, Vienna’s history and districts and what Wien is famous for, its current …

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Egon Schiele Museum: Introducing Leopold Collection

Egon Schiele Museum: Portrait of Wally Neuzil

Quite dramatically, the Leopold Museum, aka Egon Schiele Museum in Vienna, throws you head first into Vienna 1900’s haunted soul. To fully grasp the Fin-de-Siècle in Wien Schiele’s artwork is key. In general, Schiele was not an eye pleaser but a radical Expressionist. I only understood that after visiting the Leopold Museum. which houses the world’s largest collection of Schiele …

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Vienna 1900: Two Mapped Out Itineraries With Museum Visits

Vienna 1900: Otto Wagner church

To explore radical and complex Vienna 1900  these two in-depth mapped out itineraries cover key buildings, visits of museums, a coffeehouse, a church, a concert hall, and even an American bar. On your way, you will follow the likes of Sigmund Freud, Stefan Zweig, Gustav Klimt, and Otto Wagner. The walks are wrapped in two day itineraries, and include addresses, …

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Vienna Prater Amusement Park: Giant Ferris Wheel And Insider Tips

Vienna Prater Giant Ferris Wheel

Vienna Prater amusement park is our oldest and largest luna park. The most exciting attraction for travellers is the Giant Ferris Wheel. For second time travellers and insiders it is probably the chain carousel. At 117 metres, it is the highest in the world and whizzes you around in exhilarating heights, offering the most stunning views over Vienna.  The larger part of …

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Vienna Metro Map and Metro System Info: Travel And Sightseeing Tips

Vienna Metro U1

The Vienna metro is the quickest and most popular means of public transport. Here you’ll get to know the Vienna metro system and access a Vienna metro map. Learn more about fares, tickets, city cards and timetables, and find free travel tips for using the metro when sightseeing. How Does The Vienna Metro Work? In total the Vienna subway or …

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