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Vienna Virtual Tour and Travel Guide
 by Ed Prifogle

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The virtual  tours are viewed best wih dsl
or a cable modem and these downloads:

  1. Quicktime
  2. FLASH
  3. IPIX
  4. Real Player
  5. Windows Media Player



Virtual Tour of Vienna

Click here for Vienna Map

  1. Look at these Photos of Vienna.
  2. Watch  Hello Austria - TV Program and 22 movie clips (in English) about just about everything in Austria
  3. Listen to this  music of Vienna
  4. Listen to  these audios about Vienna including the Music Museum.
  5. Watch these video of Vienna and Austria
  6. See these panoramic views of the city
  7. Use this virtual map to locate and view the hidden treasures of the city.
  8. Look at these photos of Vienna by Virtourist.com
  9. Check the Vienna weather
  10. Read Austrian Newspapers to learn about current events.
  11. Watch and listen to TV and radio
  12. Read reviews and see prices of 328 Austrian Hotels.
  13. View these Austrian photos.
  14. Listen to  Classical Music including Mozart, Schubert and Strauss.
  15. Watch this Vienna Art Slideshow (NY Times).
  16. See Elegant Vienna- Photos and Panoramic Views.
  17. Visit the Austrian World Heritage Site
  18. Read this article and view this slide show about the Hapsburgs.
  19. Look at these .Kunsthauswien Ipix VRs.
  20. See these Burgtheater Web Cams and photos.
  21. View this MAPQUEST map.



                                       

Description


One of the greatest capitals of Europe, Vienna (Wien) was for centuries home to the Hapsburg rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Study the fast facts (worldroom.com) about this lovely city. It ranks with Paris as one of of the worlds most wonderful centers of culture. See these subway maps  of Vienna.

Today the empire is long gone, but many reminders of the city's imperial heyday remain, carefully preserved by the tradition-loving Viennese. When it comes to the arts, the glories of the past are particularly evergreen, thanks to the cultural legacy created by the many artistic geniuses nourished here.

Mozart (click to enlarge)

mozFrom the late 18th century on, Vienna's culture - particularly its musical forte - was famous throughout Europe. Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Strauss, Mahler, and Bruckner all lived in the city, producing music that is still played in concert halls all over the world. And at the tail end of the 19th century the city's artists and architects - Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Oskar Kokoschka, Josef Hoffmann, Otto Wagner, and Adolf Loos among them - brought about an artistic revolution that swept away the past and set the stage for the radically experimental art of the 20th century.

Nevertheless, Vienna is a Baroque city, and as visitors explore churches filled with statues of golden saints and pink-cheeked cherubs, wander through treasure-packed museums, or while away an afternoon in one of those multitudinous meccas of mocha (the inevitable caf*s), they begin to feel lapped in lashings of rich, delicious, whipped cream - the beloved Schlagobers that garnishes most Viennese pastries.

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