Top 5 wonderful places in Austria

Top 5 wonderful places in Austria

Austria is a country full of great sights and is very hard to decide which ones to choose during a single visit of this country. We tried to present a tour of this extraordinary country that provides almost everything a tourist would like. The list is created from the published rankings of the minister for turism of Austria and refers to the 10 most important tourist attractions preferred by the visitors of the country. The top 5 wondeful places of Austria include the Schonbrunn Palace, the ... [ read more ]

The Hellbrunn Castle in Salzburg

The Hellbrunn Castle in Salzburg

The main building of the Hellbrunn Castle or the Hellbrunn Palace was built between 1613 and 1615 and is actually more like a mansion than a palace, but it is still one of the most important sights of Salzburg. It has a rectangular shape with two pavillions in the front corners. The three storeys are delimited on the façade by the so-called "Kordongesimse" decorations. The castle is connected to the city of Salzburg by a very long driveway. The double staircase at the entrance leads to t... [ read more ]

Hohensalzburg or the Fortress of Salzburg

Hohensalzburg or the Fortress of Salzburg

The Hohensalzburg is the largest fortress in central Europe, a castle that is a true symbol of strength. It is situated in a favorable position and is the most important tourist attraction of Salzburg that must be visited if you are in the area. The first documentary attestation of a fortress on the southern slope of Mount Mönchsberg dates back to the Roman times. Although is not very clear, the existence of a fortress here makes sense because of the excellent position. From the location... [ read more ]

Karlskirche or the Church of Saint Charles in Vienna

Karlskirche or the Church of Saint Charles in Vienna

The Karlskirche is a Vienese church designed by J. B. Fischer von Erlach and his son. It is the most impressive Baroque religious buildings of the Austrian capital. Emperor Charles VI promised to build the church in 1713 when the plague hit Vienna, and the church was dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, a patron saint of those who suffered from the plague. The huge baroque building has a length of 80 meters and a width of 60 meters. The 72 meters high dome is a spectacular tourist attract... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Vienna

Tourist guide to Vienna

Vienna is one of the most inspired choices for the lovers of art, music, history, people that are in a search for the perfect vacation that gives importance to relaxation on the one hand, and passions for certain categories of tourist attractions on the other hand. Being the capital of Austria, Vienna is one of the most popular cities in terms of  organizing a dream holiday. We offer a short tourist guide to Vienna with a few ideas about accommodation and the important tourist attractions o... [ read more ]

Top 5 free sites in Vienna

Top 5 free sites in Vienna

Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, it is a metropolis of a unique charm. This city is ideal for all types of vacations. Walking on the streets of Vienna is a exceptional experience. You will be amazed and delighted by the beauty of its tourist attractions and the grandeur of its buildings. At the same time you will be surprised by the convenience and efficiency of one of the most modern cities in Europe filled with luxury shops and shopping centers, cafes and modern res... [ read more ]

The Madame Tussauds Museum in Vienna

The Madame Tussauds Museum in Vienna

Vienna has been enriched two years ago with a new attraction: the Cabinet of the world famous wax figures, Madame Tussauds. The wax figures at Madame Tussauds fascinated audiences for over 150 years and the museum in Vienna is the 11th branch of it. The museum is located in the Riesenradplatz of the Prater Amusement Park, at the entrance, on the left, at the right being the great wheel. At the Madame Tussauds Museum in Vienna you can admire 69 wax figures. At the spot where the museum li... [ read more ]

The Michaelerplatz or the Saint Michael Square in Vienna

The Michaelerplatz or the Saint Michael Square in Vienna

The Michaelerplatz is one of the most famous squares in Vienna mainly because of its proximity to the Hofburg Imperial Palace and other major tourist attractions of the capital city. The Saint Michael Square in Vienna is dominated by the impressive neo-baroque gate of the Imperial Palace. The Imperial Palace is located opposite to one of the first modern buildings of Vienna, the Looshaus. The oldest building of the square is the Michaelerkirche, the church that served as a church of the A... [ read more ]