Artikel mit dem Tag "en"

31. März 2017
Johann Strauß Denkmal im Stadtpark
Since the Middle Ages Vienna has been a place of music. Not only known minstrels frequented the city then, but also the Vienna boys choir was already founded in 1498. The prime time of the city in this respect though was definitely the 18th and 19th c. when numerous composers lived and worked here to produce their immortal compositions. Even if most of them were not originally from here they chose Vienna as their working place due to all the noble families that lived here then and offered work...
21. Januar 2017
The baroque St. Charles' church at Karlsplatz in Vienna
Vienna is an often underestimated city and thus a lot of visitors are truly surprised about how many wonderful places wait to be explored during a walking tour or a city tour. The old town is very compact and offers many sights on the Ring boulevard and around St. Stephan's cathedral. The size of the old town is not too big and therefore Vienna is a perfect walking city. During a city walk one can concentrate more on the imperial side including the Hofburg palace or the older part around St....
30. April 2015
Viennese Melange half coffee half milk froth
Do like the Viennese do and enjoy a Mélange or a Small black or brown coffee at one of the famous Viennese Cafés. Since the Otoman's siege of Vienna in 1683 the Viennese have known and enjoyed their coffee but only since the early 1800s the Viennese coffeehouses have become the cosy and elegant places they are still now. There are numerous traditional and also modern cafés which wait to be explored. The "Sacher" is where you can try the Original Sacher torte, a chocolate cake with apricot...
10. Januar 2015
The kiss by Gustav Klimt at the Belvedere
Gustav Klimt is one of the best known sons of Vienna and amongst the most famous painters in the world. Klimt's masterpieces can be found in various collections all over the world but the largest number of his paintings are to be seen at the Belvedere Museum in Vienna. Yet this is not the only place in Vienna to see his works, at the Vienna Secession one can marvel Klimt's Beethoven freeze and at the Leopold Museum one learns even more about his work and life. Also the Albertina exhibits some...
29. Oktober 2014
A horse carriage called Fiaker in Vienna
Vienna is known as the center of music, with so many of the famous composers having lived hier, such as Josef Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven or Johann Strauß, to just name a few. Still today there are daily concerts taking place all through the year to celebrate these genii of music and for many of them a museum has been installed in one of their former homes for those who are interested in learning more about them.