The city of Vienna
Vienna is described as the cultural capital of Europe, and it is the capital of Austria belonging to Germany, and a federal state Hungarian Czech, Vienna is the smallest city in Austria but the largest in terms of population, with a population of 1691468 people, and we mention in this article some information about Vienna.
Vienna is located in Austria, at latitude 48.21 and longitude 16.37, and rises 193 meters above sea level, and Vienna sits on the banks of the Danube.
History of Vienna
The city underwent many changes, as it was the seat of the Roman Empire in 1806 AD, then it became the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and from 1938 AD to 1945 CE Austria was part of Greater Germany, and after World War II the city fell under the occupation of America, Britain, France and the Soviet Union and was divided into Five regions, and Austria became independent in 1955 AD, and it became an independent German sovereign capital.
Tourist places in Vienna
In Vienna, imperial traditions blend with modern architecture, and this capital has many tourist attractions, the most important of which are:
- Schonbrunn Palace: It was an imperial summer residence and Habsburg base for more than six centuries, and it is one of the most famous sights in Vienna. The Schönbrunn Palace has beautiful annex gardens, a zoo and plants, and various monuments.
- Belvedere Palace: It is a baroque style palace, and the palace houses an Austrian gallery showcasing a large collection of artwork, an ancient amusement park, the Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Spanish School of Horses, and the giant Ferris wheel in Prater.
- Museums: Vienna has many museums and international galleries, the most important of which are the Center for Architecture, the Kinscherten Museum which houses the largest collection of paintings in the world, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Albertina Museum which displays the largest collection of arts and graphics in the world.