If you’re looking at experiencing different kinds of art in Vienna in just one place, then the MuseumsQuartier Wien is the perfect area to go to. This is one of the world’s 10 biggest cultural complexes, but also a favorite meeting point for Vienna’s hip youth, especially in the summer.
Vienna is famous for the Viennese Waltz – but also for the Spanish Riding School- In fact, there’s this popular place in the capital frequently visited by tourists that promotes the traditional horse riding with much elegance but of Spanish origin. It is here where tourists can view an 80-minute show featuring Lipizzan horse riding.
Vienna celebrates St. Patrick’s Day every year and this year’s festivities will take place for 11 days. This particular day in honor of St. Patrick is marked every March 17 but for this year, the big parade in the Austrian capital will occur on Saturday, March 20 from the Schottenkirche church to the Burgtheater.
Austria boasts of many important figures not only in music but even in the military. One of them if Prince Eugene of Savoy, one of the most important army general of the country. He is considered to be instrumental in the rise of the House of Habsburg.
Experience Vienna’s unique culture by visiting the different museums in the Austrian capital. If you’re heading to this great metropolitan area in the next months or so, make sure to plan a trip to the Albertina Palace.
Vienna has come up with interesting ways to entertain its visitors. Other than offering exciting tours within the city covering enchanting historical landmarks, this Austrian capital has tied up with Romania’s Tourism Ministry for a pilgrimage project for tourists wanting to visit the neighboring country after Vienna.
Old meets new – that’s Vienna’s charm. This is true for shopping too, as the Austrian capital is a hot spot for real vintage items.
You might discover some in the Freihausviertel in the city’s fourth district. A residential area where cafes, shops and galleries exist, this place used to be a poor man’s land. Majority of this district was filled with boarding houses until the middle of the 1990s. Business, however, started to thrive after the opening of two galleries in 1998.
Not all museums around the world admit children for free. But in Vienna, a new and positive change has been made to welcome the new year 2010.
This is a piece of good news to parents who love to bring their kids to some great cultural experience inside museums. Starting in January 2010, museums in the capital of Austria are now free for everyone under 19 years old.
Christmas is a very important occasion for people in Vienna. It is a festive season looked forward to by the both local residents and foreign tourists.
Normally, Christmas is celebrated by families in their respective homes. Christmas eve marks the start of decorating the Christmas tree or Christbaum using crystal balls, bells, stars, colorful toys and sweet treats including chocolate and fruits. Candles are then lit up as the finishing touch to the design. Many families also display the Christmas crib which features the Holy Family in the manger where Jesus Christ was born.
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