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Snowy day in Mayerling
Heiligenkreuz Abbey (Stift
Heiligenkreuz, Closter Heiligen
    Creyz or Santa Crux) is
 a Cisterian monastery in the
villa...
Our first excursion ended at                  Relics from Disney’s movie
   Seegrotte located about 17KM                  ...
On our 2nd day we took
a long walk along the
Vienna Ring Boulevard
which is 4 KM long and
circles the city centre.
The Natural History Museum in Vienna is the counterpart of the
 Kunsthistorisches Museum, which lies directly opposite. It...
This oldest German university at the Dr.Karl -
   Lueger - Ring was founded 1365 by duke Rudolf IV.
   Constructed 1873-18...
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       St. Stephen's Cathedral is the Mother
    1 Church of the Archdioc...
Monument memorializing the victims of the
                               Gestapo. Vienna, Austria.
                       ...
Salzburg is                              Salzburg's "Old
  the 4th largest                        Town" (Altstadt) with
  ...
The Vienna Kursalon was built
                                 between the years 1865 and
                                ...
With the Concert & Dinner
package, the musical delights
    of the concert were
 combined with a delicious
    dinner in t...
Sitting with my wife, a couple from
Germany and a lady from Poland.                      To my left a young couple from Te...
There are scores of other photos, but I feel I have displayed the
  best ones that have outlined this memorable Austrian t...
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OUR LAST HOLIDAY TO VIENNA

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  1. 1. a Xiby PowerPoint Show Kindly click each slide to advance…
  2. 2. Snowy day in Mayerling
  3. 3. Heiligenkreuz Abbey (Stift Heiligenkreuz, Closter Heiligen Creyz or Santa Crux) is a Cisterian monastery in the village of Heiligenkreuz in the southern part of the Vienna Woods, eight miles north-west of Baden in Lower Austria.
  4. 4. Our first excursion ended at Relics from Disney’s movie Seegrotte located about 17KM The Three Musketeers shot from Central Vienna. It was a down in Seegrotte. gypsum mine built on 3 levels; grey and red gypsum were mined here for use as agricultural fertilizer from 1848 to 1912. In 1912, over 20 mil. liters flooded the lowest level and the mine was closed. It was reopened in 1932 as a display mine for tourists. We could see rooms that once served the miners as a chapel, common room and wine cellar, where they used to celebrate. There are even stables for working horses which had to spend all their life in the dark.
  5. 5. On our 2nd day we took a long walk along the Vienna Ring Boulevard which is 4 KM long and circles the city centre.
  6. 6. The Natural History Museum in Vienna is the counterpart of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, which lies directly opposite. It was designed, like the latter, by G. Semper and K. Hasenauer and was completed in 1881. The exhibits are displayed in 39 galleries and a domed hall, and now form one of the major European natural history collections.
  7. 7. This oldest German university at the Dr.Karl - Lueger - Ring was founded 1365 by duke Rudolf IV. Constructed 1873-1883 by Heinrich von Ferstel in the Renaissance-styile. In the large court there is the Kastaliabrunnen by E.Hellmer, 1910. The building complex contains also 8 small courts. The Burgtheater, originally known as K.K. Theater an der Burg, then until 1920 as theK.K. Hofburgtheater, is the Austrian National Theatre in Vienna and one of the most important German language theatres in the world.
  8. 8. 1 2 St. Stephen's Cathedral is the Mother 1 Church of the Archdiocese of Vienna and the 3 seat of the Archbishop. The "New Townhall was constructed in "Late 2 gothic"-style 1872-1883 by Cologne architect Friedrich Schmidt (1872-1882) The men who shaped Vienna’s History were 3 the architect of the Karlskirche (St Charles Church), Fischer von Erlach, Duke Heinrich II (nicknamed Jasomirgott) and Duke Rudolf IV der Stifter (the Founder).
  9. 9. Monument memorializing the victims of the Gestapo. Vienna, Austria. “Never Forget / Niemals vergessen – The headquarters of the Gestapo stood here. The unknown bronze soldier in the Deutschmeister St. Ruprecht's Church, the memorial oldest church in Vienna, is erected in 1906 situated in the oldest section on of the city, in the area of the Deutschmeisterplatz ancient Roman Vindobona. It resolutely was founded in the year 740 holds high the by Cunald and Gisalrich, two banner of his of the church patron's regiment. companions.
  10. 10. Salzburg is Salzburg's "Old the 4th largest Town" (Altstadt) with city in its world famous Baroque Austria and the architecture is one of Capital of the best-preserved the Federal city centres north of State of Salzburg the Alps. . Salzburg is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – 1997.
  11. 11. The Vienna Kursalon was built between the years 1865 and 1867 by Johann Garber in the style of the Italian Renaissance. After two years of restoration, the Kursalon sparkles in renewed splendour, inviting audiences to experience the musical pleasures that have thrilled visitors since the famed Promenade Concerts of the brothers Strauss. The Wiener Kursalon is one of the most beautiful concert venues in the heart of Vienna.
  12. 12. With the Concert & Dinner package, the musical delights of the concert were combined with a delicious dinner in the stylish surroundings of the Cafe Restaurant Johann in the Kursalon Wien.
  13. 13. Sitting with my wife, a couple from Germany and a lady from Poland. To my left a young couple from Texas A lovely couple from Iowa Two fantastic ladies from Lebanon.
  14. 14. There are scores of other photos, but I feel I have displayed the best ones that have outlined this memorable Austrian trip.

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