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Vienna Art Museum: How To Easily Navigate Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna Art Museum: Kunsthistorisches Museum

Vienna Art Museum. What makes Kunsthistorisches Museum one of Europe’s finest places for classical art? And what is the best way to easily manage a visit at Vienna’s most popular art temple? To prepare your visit, use these simple navigation tricks below. Key Facts Before You Go Vienna Art Museum. After collecting artwork across Europe and Northern Africa for more than …

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Tipping in Austria – Guide To Hotel, Restaurant and Taxi Tipping

Is it customary to tip in Austria? And how much do you tip? Essentially, tipping in Europe can differ significantly by country. Tipping in Austria is generally at the consumer’s discretion. While certain service sector workers expect to receive a tip you do not need to pay extra if you are not happy. If you have been to Germany you …

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Baroque Architecture in Vienna: Top 10 Places To See

baroque architecture in Vienna: Palais Kinski

Baroque architecture in Vienna concentrates on the inner districts. The opulent period buildings boast squiggly façades, chubby-cheeked cherubs, and delicate stuccos. To make sure they cross your path use my guide below to select the top 10 of five dozen baroque palaces, churches, and landmarks. Top Three Baroque Architects Vienna’s baroque architecture was dominated by three architects: Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (Schonbrunn Palace, Augarten Palace, Church St. …

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Mayerling Austria: Touring The Former Mayerling Lodge

Mayerling Austria: documents of Mayerling incident

At barely an hour from Vienna, Mayerling Austria holds both a tragic love story and an eye opener. Certainly, fans of the opera Mayerling and history buffs will know the Mayerling incident. On a sunny July morning, I toured the former Mayerling lodge where Habsburg Crown Prince Rudolph’s once shot Mary Vetsera and then committed suicide. Read my review. The …

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Snack Bars Vienna: Where to Find Quality Fast Food from Austria

snack bars Vienna: Leberkas Pepi

Snack Bars Vienna. At our traditional sandwich and snack bars you get quality food from Austria, which is a far cry from mainstream snacks. The basis for most of these snacks is dark Austrian sourdough bread and rolls, soft inside, with a crunchy upper crust. You can delve into crispy breads and fluffy spreads, cheeses on dark bread, and succulent pork …

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What Is Vienna Known For: 20+ Highlights That Make Vienna Famous

What is Vienna known for: Hofburg Palace

What is Vienna known for? To get a feel for Austria’s capital explore where it stands out from the rest of the world. In order to build your own profile of the city, and to frame your trip planning, you can use the highlights I am listing below. City Of Music What is Vienna Known For? Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vienna waltz …

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Celebrating Thanksgiving in Vienna: Where To Go

Thanksgiving restaurants Vienna: Heuriger Schuebel Auer

Thanksgiving Restaurants Vienna. Where do you celebrate Thanksgiving in Vienna? If you are American you will envisage a large family-style dinner… though it may be just the two you in Wien. Possibly in a rustic place where tables groan under a pile of roast poultry, potatoes, vegetables, pies and bread. While Thanksgiving is not well known in Austria, you will …

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Vienna Bicycle Tour: Vienna Woods by e-Bike

Vienna bicycle tour: Vienna Woods

This Vienna bicycle tour has two eye openers in store: It will change the way you perceive Vienna, and it may change the way you perceive a bike. I joined that tour on a warm July day. Here is what happened. Vienna bicycle tour. Our small group of three met where town meets green, where plain meets hill, and where capitalist meets marxist. Heiligenstadt in …

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