About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
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Festival & Balls

Events, festivals and balls in Vienna

Vienna's cultural calendar is brimming... Find out about ball season, Christkindl markets, Vienna Marathon, Vienna's film festivals, open air concerts and many more.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Famous Composers in Vienna

For centuries, Vienna has been synonymous with music and was home to Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Johann Strauss. This outstanding musical heritage has been preserved right to the present day.

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and FAMOUS COMPOSERS
Wiener Konzerthaus, Concert Hall: Music in Vienna

Konzerthaus, Musikverein or Viennese Boys' Choir are institutions and famous all over the world. Find out more about famous concert halls and orchestras in Vienna.

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CONCERT HALLS & ORCHESTRAS
Josef Hader: Literature, Cabarett and Theater in Vienna

Austria is proud of an outstanding literary tradition with a special focus on theatre and dramatic literature. Many of its most famous writers having lived in Vienna, Austria's cultural capital at one time or other...

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FAMOUS AUSTRIAN WRITERS
Gustav Klimt: Art in Vienna

Apart from a number of world class museums with breathtaking national and international art collections, Vienna has always been home to excellent artists. Find out more about famous Austrian painters.

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FAMOUS AUSTRIAN PAINTERS
Austrian Traditional Fashion: Trachten

In Austria, people still enjoy wearing 'tracht' on official occasions like weddings, festivals, etc. Contemporary fashion sometimes adapts traditional elements. But many modern designers prefer colourful prints or elegant designs.
Foto: CHeck | pixelio.de

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Museum of Fine Arts: Viennese Architecture

Vienna is a breathtaking city, not least because of its marvellous architecture. From Palaces to Apartment buildings to hotels - Vienna is dazzling! A short guide to architecture in Vienna.

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Austrian Tradition: Adventmarkt

Advent and Christmas celebrations in Vienna. Christkindl markets, mulled wine, advent calendar and other fascinating facts on how to celebrate Christmas in Vienna.
Foto: Brigitte Kreuzwirth | pixelio.de

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and TRADITIONS
Empress Elisabeth

Find out about the history of Imperial Vienna and of the Habsburg empire..
Foto: Günter Havlena | pixelio.de

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Have you ever heard of the saying 'Totgesagte leben länger' (Those declared dead live longer)? It is true, too: Austrian film is alive and kicking.
Foto: Nikolaus Schafhuber | pixelio.de

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