HOFBURG PALACE (Imperial Palace) took more than six centuries to
build. The original fortress was built in 1275, and was
upgraded to the Schweizerhof (Swiss Courtyard) with its Schweizertor
(Swiss Gate) in the 16th Century. Additional wings were added
during the 17th and 18th Centuries. These wings, all decorated
lavishly in the Baroque style, include the Reitschule (Riding
School) which houses the world-famous Lipizzaner horses. The
Kaiserappartements (Royal Apartments) were built in the 19th
Century, and new sections were added on as recently as 1913.
Today, the palace complex totals 18 wings, 2600 rooms, and 19
STEPHANSDOM(St. Stephens Cathedral) dominates the Old Town. It towers
above shoppers and sightseeings in Stephansplatz.
HOFBURGThe Imperial Palace of the Hapsburg Family is a grand complex of
buildings, monuments, statues, and gardens.
St. Charles Church lies just south of the Ring. This majestic
church with is beautiful reflecting pool is the largest Baroque
church north of the Alps.
MUSEUMVienna's Museum of Art History exhibits the great works of
art collected by the Hapsburg Emperors and Empresses.
TRANSPORTATIONTired of walking? Find out the various
modes of urban transportation Vienna has to offer its citizens and
PANORAMAS Check out our panorama shots from around
Vienna! We have Karlskirche, Stephansdom (inside and out) and
the Kunsthistorisches Musuem.
Other Austrian and
Adolf Hitler's Eagle's Nest lies
atop a mountain in the southeastern corner of Germany. Visit
this magnificent monument and marvel at the breathtaking views of the
German and Austrian Alps.
Kitzbühel This ritz and
glamour destination in the Austrian Tyrolean Alps is also home to
the worlds most famous ski-race, the Hahnenkamm. Find out
about this destination and the "world's greatest party."
Venture into the Bavarian Alps and visit the fairy tale landmark upon
which the Walt Disney based his Disney Land Castle: Mad King Ludwig's
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