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Famous Places to Visit

Hotel Sacher
Country: Austria

The Hotel Sacher is one of the “must-see” places in Vienna. It was founded by the son of Franz Sacher, who was said to have created the famous Sachertorte in 1832. Although this cake can now be bought in any caf?, the genuine article is sti ...

Stadtpark
Country: Austria

On the Weihburggasse side of the municipal park stands one of the most photographed sights in Vienna, the gilded statue of the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss the Younger. It was designed by Edmund Hellmer in the Neo- Romantic style of the 1920s. The ...

Wagner Villas
Country: Austria

Hidden behind dense, leafy greenery, at the start of a road to Kahlenberg, stand two villas built by the architect Otto Wagner. The oldest, built for himself, still has some Classical elements such as Ionic columns, once favoured by Wagner. It was ...

Wotruba-Kirche
Country: Austria

Standing on hillside close to the Vienna Woods, this church was designed in uncompromisingly modern style in 1965 by the Austrian sculptor Fritz Wotruba (1907—75), after whom it is named. It was built in 1974—6 by Fritz Mayer. The church is mad ...

St. Florian
Country: Austria

Florian, the prefect of the Roman Noricum Province, converted to Christianity and was tortured and thrown into the Enns river as a result in 304. His body was retrieved and, in the 11th century, a magnificent abbey and a church were built on the si ...

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