With its wide avenues, noble palais and imperial palaces Vienna is an open-air monument to the Habsburg Empire. Behind the walls of splendid imperial facades some of the most influential people of that time lived here with hole theirs extraordinary passions.
The well-known figures such as Gustav Klimt, Adolf Loos, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Strauss, Franz Schubert, Antonio Vivaldi, Sigmund Freud, Otto Wagner, Ludwig Wittgenstein and many others were born in Vienna or lived here.
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The guidebook Dubrovnik City Walk – Palaces, Streets and Squares is in many ways a different Dubrovnik travel guide. Away from the tourist traps you will be guided through the medieval palaces, streets and squares unique for its glance and historical beauty.
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Above the grand alleys, the maze, the hidden squares and pavilions, the countless sculptures and numerous fountains, Schönbrunn Hill rises dominantly and is crowned by the Gloriette, the breakfast pavilion of the imperial family.
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Croatia is a multicultural Babylon waiting to be discovered. The cultural history of this country is unique in Europe. In an unimaginably small space, different civilizations, cultures and religions came in contact with one another and merged during the century.
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If you dream about Vienna as a snow globe in the winter time, Vienna is really such a city and you will have the best time from the middle of the November until March 19. You don’t need to be child to feel like a child at the Viennese Christmas Markets. You will have the snow on the shoulder and a cup of hot punch in your hands. And the whole city is a huge Christmas tree with thousands of paper lanterns, chandelier and Christmas balls.
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Cordonata is the access ramp to the Piazza del Campidoglio. It was designed by Michelangelo.
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The most beautiful view of Rome can be enjoyed from this hill. However, Janiculum, just like the Pincio Hill near Piazza del Popolo, does not count as one of the seven Roman Hills.
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The exhibition space of the Centrale Montemartini has a surreal quality due to the unexpected blend of industrial facilities with preserved machinery and antique sculptures.
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Those who knew or suspected a conspiracy, warned Caesar not to come to the Senate that day. His wife specifically told him not to go to the Senate, because she had a disturbing dream. Continue reading Largo di Torre Argentina – The place where caesar was killed
Arch of Janus is the only arch in Rome that is open on all four sides. It was located on a very important intersection. Continue reading Arch of Janus in Rome