The Republic of Austria (Österreich in German) is a landlocked country in central Europe, sandwiched between Germany and the Czech republic in the north and Italy and Slovenia in the south. Its capital is the city of Vienna. Austria is a largely mountainous country due to its location in the Alps. In the past centuries Austria was the centre of the Austro-Hungarian empire, in which the Habsburg dynasty ruled over large parts of central Europe. Nowadays Austria is a relatively small country, which attracts a large number of tourists due to its incredible cultural heritage and impressive natural scenery.

01 Parliament building 02 Pallas Athene statue 03 Town hall (Rathaus) 04 Town hall (Rathaus) 05 Town hall (Rathaus) 06 Volkstheater
07 Tulips in Volksgarten 08 Cafe Central 09 Cafe Central 10 Hofburgtheater - Hofburg theatre 11 Side view of Hofburgtheater
12 Hofburg 13 Hofburg - gate 14 Hofburg - interior 15 Hofburg - gate 16 Hofburg 17 Horse carriage
18 Near the opera 19 Downtown Vienna 20 Cafe Mozart 21 Lamppost detail 22 Donauland book club 23 Prater - Giant ferris wheel
24 Prater - Giant ferris wheel 25 Giant ferris wheel detail 26 View from giant ferris wheel 27 Fountain 28 Goethe statue 29 Downtown Vienna
30 Johann Andreas von Liebenberg monument 31 Palmenhaus 01 Belvedere castle - side view 02 Belvedere castle rear view
03 Belvedere castle 04 Belvedere castle 05 Belvedere castle - front view 06 Belvedere castle 01 Stephansdom (cathedral)
02 Stephansdom (cathedral) - front view 03 Stephansdom (cathedral) - clock tower 04 Stephansdom (cathedral) - roof detail 05 Stephansdom (cathedral) - interior detail 06 Stephansdom (cathedral) - interior 07 Michaeler church
08 Maria vom Siege church 09 Maria vom Siege church 10 Stift church 11 Stift church 12 Votiv church 13 Votiv church - clock tower
01 Graben pedestrian area 02 Graben pedestrian area 03 Statue as building decoration 04 Street artist 05 Pedestrian area 06 Bank Austria
07 Pedestrian area 08 Pedestrian area 09 Pedestrian area 10 Pedestrian area in the evening 11 Pedestrian area
01 Ethnology museum - Hofburg 02 Ethnology museum - armament 03 Ethnology museum - interior 04 Ethnology museum - interior 05 Ethnology museum - interior
06 Ethnology museum - ancient statue 07 Ethnology museum - interior 08 Ethnology museum - armament 09 Ethnology museum - armaments 10 Ethnology museum - armament 11 Imperial treasure
12 Imperial treasure 13 Imperial treasure 14 Imperial treasure - crown 01 Schoenbrunn castle - front view
02 Schoenbrunn castle court 03 Fountain 04 Schoenbrunn castle - front view 05 Schoenbrunn castle - side view 06 Schoenbrunn castle
07 Schoenbrunn castle - building detail 08 Gardens 09 Castle gardens 10 Castle gardens
11 Maze 12 View of Schoenbrunn castle with park 13 View of Schoenbrunn castle 14 Gloriette and Neptune fountain
15 Neptune fountain 16 Neptune fountain 17 Neptune fountain with Schoenbrunn castle in the background 18 Neptune fountain with Schoenbrunn castle in the background 19 Gloriette
20 Statues near Gloriette 21 Statues near Gloriette 01 Female dancer on the stage 02 Thai dancer 03 Thai dancer 04 Thai dancer
05 Thai dancer 06 Group of Thai dancers relaxing off-stage 07 Group of Thai dancers relaxing off-stage 08 Group of Thai dancers relaxing off-stage 09 Thai dancers performing on stage 10 Thai dancers performing on stage
11 Thai dancers performing on stage 01 Mary column 02 Main shopping street 03 Church clock tower 04 Innsbruck 05 Narrow street in Innsbruck
06 Golden roof 07 Church clock tower 08 Hofburg inner court 09 Hand-painted Easter eggs 10 Main shopping street
11 Innsbruck 01 Holy trinity church - Dreifaltigkeitskirche 02 Kollegienkirche - Collegiate church 03 Kollegienkirche - Collegiate church 04 House of Mozart 05 Bank Spaengler building
06 Riverfront 07 Salzburg - The market 08 Residenzplatz 09 Chess players in the evening 10 Cathedral - Dom
11 Cathedral - Dom cupola 12 Cathedral - Dom 13 Cathedral - Dom 14 Cathedral - interior 15 Cathedral - interior 16 Cathedral - cupola
17 Cathedral - interior 18 Cathedral - View of altar 19 Cathedral - Dom 20 View of Salzburg with cathedral 21 View of Salzburg with cathedral and river
22 View from Salzburg castle 23 Salzburg castle - Festung Hohensalzburg 24 Salzburg castle - Festung Hohensalzburg 25 Square after the rain
26 Narrow alley and church tower 27 Cathedral pulpit and organ pipes 28 Cathedral interior
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