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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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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For more than 600 years Vienna was the center of imperial elegance and the Habsburg power. From the 13th century to the end of World War I, the Habsburg dynasty reigned over their large, multinational empire from Vienna. The epicenter of imperial power was the Hofburg. Each of the emperors expanded the Hofburg by another new castle.
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Vienna is still stuffed with strange customs and curious places, royal mummies and catacombs. If you want to know the flip side of this beautiful city, you are here at the right place.
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In Vienna lived and worked Antonio Vivaldi, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner, Franz Liszt, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauß, Gustav Mahler, Arnold Schoenberg and many other famous composers.
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Vienna is primarily a city of artists, musicians and architects. 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.
After you finish your daily sightseeing this book can help you to master unforgettable evening:
WINE: After an art-filled day, a glass of wine is not such a bad idea. You can have it in the same bar in which Beethoven drank his. Continue reading Vienna Art and Architecture