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The Most Beautiful Buildings of the Viennese Art Nouveau

As a professor at the Vienna Academy of Art, Otto Wagner trained and influenced a whole generation of well-known Art Nouveau architects.
As an urban planner, he also created the concept for the stations of the Vienna Stadtbahn.
As an architect, Otto Wagner built some of the most beautiful buildings of the Viennese Art Nouveau.
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Vienna Under the Surface

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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Vienna Winter Happiness: Christmas Markets, New Years Eve & Ball Season

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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Mozart in Vienna – 6 most important places

Mozart in Vienna – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart spent ten final years of his life in Vienna. He composed his most important works in Vienna.
In his short life Mozart composed over 600 works and was, among Haydn and Beethoven, one of the most important composers of the Viennese Classical Period.

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Historic City Center of Vienna

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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