"Vienna and its never-ending history" Top 5 Page for this destination Vienna by Fam.Rauca

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Vienna is a city of the past, present and future


Vienna is, for many visitors and tourists, a very important city.
Visiting Vienna is a pleasure, but living here is a real privilege.
The city has 1,600,000 inhabitants, on a surface of 415 sq km.
The official language in Vienna,
just like in the unmitigated Austria, is German.
Every time when I go to the city, I am exactly as enthusiastic and curious,
as 18 years ago, when we came here.
Here you can go for a walk in the middle of the night
and be as fearless as if you would take a walk in the middle of the day.
Vienna is: history and music, poem and nature, modernism and tradition, silence and civilization

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  • Pros:Splendid edifices, magnificent palaces, and imposing churches spanning the centuries all make Vienna a wonderful city to visit, oozing both charm and atmosphere
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  • Ekahau's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2013 at 7:23 AM

    HI Gabriela Rauca, I printed out your tips for Vienna read them on the plane over to Vienna and found them very useful thanks for taking the time to post them

  • Jun 23, 2010 at 4:04 PM

    We are very wary of Vienna taxis as on 2 visits to Vienna from Bratislava we had Problems - 1 was a 8x overcharge from Sudbahnhof to hotel( b4 slovak was on euro)Recently taxi took us to wrong station!! again Sudbahnhof! Be Very WARY!

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2010 at 1:30 AM

    Fascinating travel page of your home city. It certainly brings back fond memories of our trip to Vienna last Christmas. Schönbrunn, Hundertwasser House, Opera House and Hofburg were our favourite attractions. We hope to revisit Vienna one day. ~ho & pang

  • cherrytomato's Profile Photo
    Jan 3, 2010 at 9:48 AM

    This is a great page. I'm planning a trip to Vienna and your trips are extremely useful. Thanks a lot!

  • wabIV's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2009 at 7:38 AM

    Thank you for all the great tips on this beautiful city. The architecture is stunning.

  • adema29's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2009 at 12:20 AM

    Suntem indragostiti de Viena, deci sigur o vom mai vizita. Poate ...ne vom si intalni undeva...

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Jun 25, 2009 at 2:09 PM

    You live in one of the most elegant and dignified cities of all Europe. It has such history and fame of the past to present, and operas all over town. We hope to visit again some time, even after 4 visits of the past.

  • Paulinho551's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2009 at 3:37 PM

    Mariahilfer Street is a good place for a middle-class tourist, like Oxford Street in London or Yonge Street in Toronto. But the real elegant shopping street in Vienna is Kärntner Street, between Stephanplatz and Karlsplatz.

  • May 28, 2009 at 5:30 AM

    This year the festival lasts from June 27 until August 30. Program on the Internet: http://www.wien-event.at link Film Festival 2009

  • gkitzmil's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2009 at 3:51 PM

    You live in a wonderful city. Viele GruSS aus Indiana

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