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Famous Places to Visit

Dominikanerkirche
Country: Austria

The Dominican monks came to Vienna in 1226, at the invitation of Duke Leopold VI. They built and consecrated their first church and convent here in the second half of the 13th century. The church that stands now, built between 1631 and 1674, was de ...

Am Hof
Country: Austria

The name of the square (meaning “by the Court”) refers to the medieval princes’ residence nearby. It later housed the mint, and then the royal military chancery. Today it is a bank. The main architectural gem of present-day Am Hof is the ...

Volkstheater
Country: Austria

Famed as a venue able to combine classic and modern drama with popular Viennese plays, the Volkstheater (People’s Theatre) was, for many years, a staging post for directors and actors on their way from the provincial theatres to the estimable Bur ...

Bad Blumau
Country: Austria

In eastern Styria, in an area that has long been famed for its crystal-clear mineral waters, is a spa resort that is certainly worth a detour or even a few days’ visit. The entire resort of Bad Blumau was designed by the painter and architect Fri ...

Maria Saal
Country: Austria

The first church was erected at Maria Saal in the 8th century, and a secondary Christianization was conducted from here, which is why it became known as the cradle of Carinthia. The pilgrimage church, built in 1430—56, has a stone statue of the V ...

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