Vienna - Global City

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Some facts and pictures about Vienna, the Austrian capital.

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Vienna - Global City

  1. 1. Vienna www.mrmcgowan.blogspot.com
  2. 6. <ul><li>Population: 1.7 million </li></ul><ul><li>Called Wien in German </li></ul><ul><li>Wien was the seat of the Hapsburg Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire. </li></ul>
  3. 10. Famous For: <ul><li>Riesenrad – Iconic Ferris Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Danube (Donau in German) </li></ul><ul><li>Prater Park </li></ul><ul><li>The Third Man </li></ul><ul><li>Donauturm - Tower </li></ul><ul><li>Stephansdom (Church) </li></ul><ul><li>Hofburg Imperial Palace </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Riding School </li></ul><ul><li>Schonbrunn Palace and Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten – the world’s oldest zoo) </li></ul>
  4. 14. <ul><li>Vienna is also home to the Waltz , perfected by the Strauss family </li></ul><ul><li>Opulent 19 th century balls still take place </li></ul>

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