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Parks Parks Parks


Rathauspark Kurpark Oberlaa
Stadtpark Pötzleinsdorfer Schlosspark
Volksgarten Türkenschanzpark
Burggarten  

 Parks   Rathauspark  
  The Rathaus Park was designed in 1863 when Emperor Franz Joseph I decided to do away with the parade ground. He asked a gardener named Dr. Rudolf Siebeck to design the park.  



 Parks   Stadtpark  
  The City Park is regarded as a link between the city centre and the third district: From any side pedestrians approach the park, they will find a different environment.  



 Parks   Volksgarten  
  The Volksgarten is situated in the 1st district and was designed in 1819. In 1822 P. von Nobile established a coffeehouse in the Volksgarten which was also the scene of concerts by J. Strauß the Elder, J. Lanner and others.  



 Parks   Burggarten  
  The Burggarten was constructed in 1819 by Ludwig v. Remy und Franz Antoine. It is situated in the first district of Vienna quite close to the Hofburg and the Opera house.  



 Parks   Kurpark Oberlaa  
  This park was created in 1974 in the course of the second Vienna International Garden Show and is situated in the area around the Laaer Berg. In this area thermal sulphur springs were discovered in the 18th century.  



 Parks   Pötzleinsdorfer Schlosspark  
  The park is situated in the 18th district and is ranked with the most beautiful gardens in Vienna. In spring when the azaleas and rhododendrons are in bloom this park is one that visitors will remember for years.  



 Parks   Türkenschanzpark  
  The park, situated in the 18th district, is one of the biggest parks with an dimension of 150.000 m2. It's name comes from the designation for the area derived from the hist. Turkish entrenchment found at the site.  

 
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