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Famous Places to Visit

Kunstlerhaus
Country: Austria

Commissioned by the Vienna Artists’ Society as an exhibition hall for its members, the Kunstlerhaus (Artists’ House) was built in 1868. The society favoured grandiose, academic styles of painting in tune with the historicist Ringstrasse archite ...

Baden bei Wien
Country: Austria

The spa town of Baden, on the eastern slopes of the Vienna Woods, was already known in Roman times, when it was called Aquae Pannoniae, and Emperor Marcus Aurelius praised its sulphuric springs. Today, its 15 hot springs make Baden a popular destin ...

Vorau
Country: Austria

On a remote hill stands the 12th-century Augustinian Vorau Abbey. In the 15th century, the abbey was turned into a fortress; its present form is the result of alterations made throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. The main entrance has symmetrica ...

Judenburg
Country: Austria

This town at the fork of a road is an old mercantile centre that took its name from the Juden, or Jews, who once lived and traded here. When Emperor Maximilian expelled the Jews in 1496, the town went into decline. Not much remains of the medieval ...

The Opera House
Country: Norway

The Opera House is where the national theater of Norway and the Norwegian National Opera and the Ballet call home. The building is located in the center of Oslo in the Bjorvika neighborhood. Statsbygg, a government agency, is in charge of the venue ...

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