Vienna, whose origins date back to the Roman empire, was the capital of the Habsburg empire which controlled much of Europe for over 600 years. Vienna experienced its golden years as the cultural centre of Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. In this period of time the emperors of the Habsburg dynasty expanded the city with magnificent buildings as s tribut to their own power. Nowadays Vienna is filled with architectural gems and draws a large number of tourists every year. With 1.7 million inhabitants Vienna is the capital of Austria and its cultural and economic centre.
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
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