Vienna, the city of music and cafes

    Vienna, the city of music and cafes
    Discover the places of the Habsburgs, between churches, palaces, avenues, gardens and castles, without giving up the magic of the traditional Viennese cafes.

    A city to see in three or four days, covering medieval old town, between churches, ancient and modern museums, theaters, parks and gardens, historical buildings and majority homes famous composers, cafes, amusement parks and supports up to. Said like this, it seems that the time available is very little. But Vienna It is a miniature city, some call it a wedding gift, where everything is close and easy to access. Especially if you travel by subway. It is advisable to purchase the Vienna Card, which allows you to take advantage of discounts on public transport and at all tourist attractions.

    Developed west of Danubio, Vienna's historic center can be easily explored on foot. Don't miss the very special St. Stephen's Cathedral with colored roof. To enjoy a priceless panorama, it is worth going up gothic tower. It's not too far Hofburg, the majestic Imperial Palace where it is located Princess Sissi. Not far away is the Museumsquartier, an area where the main museums of the city are concentrated, both ancient and modern, which house the works of Gustav Klimt. Don't miss theAlbertina and the art gallery roomsAcademy of Fine Arts where you can admire paintings by the masters, including Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt and Tiepolo.

    From here you can easily reach the area. City Hall Park, where the City Hall, Parliament and the university are located. A little further south there is another very large park, which stadtpark, wonderful when the sun shines. It is here that the monument to Johann Strauss, founder of the viennese waltz. For fans of classical music, Vienna has no shortage of itineraries. In addition to the house of Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (and in the Biedermaier cemetery, where he rests), you can visit the houses of Schubert (which was previously Haydn) and the Ludwig van Beethoven. Then there are the two important opera houses: the music Society, where he Vienna Philharmonic and where the famous New Years Concert, And the State Opera, one of the most important opera houses in the world. Lovers of modern art will not miss visiting the KunstHausWien, which houses a permanent exhibition of one of Austria's strangest artists, Hundertwasser, and the house he built with undulating floors and windows all different from each other.


    Before leaving, there are two places to see to complete your visit to Vienna: the Charlatan, the largest park in the city where the great Ferris wheel is also located, and the Schönbrunn Palace, the famous Sissi residence, with its wonderful apartments and the immense park, with a labyrinth and zoo. And since for us Italians traveling rhymes with eating, you shouldn't miss a piece for anything in the world. pastel sacher as they know how to do in Vienna, sitting at one of the historians' tables Cafe Sacher.

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