VIENNA St. Stephens Cathedral.St. Stephens It is situated in the heart of Vienna at Cathedral the Stephansplatz and is considered one of Vienna’s greatest architectural achievements. The cathedral structure is a combination of Romanesque and Gothic styles and stands on the ruins of two earlier churches, the first being a parish church consecrated in 1147. Together with its multi-colored tile roof and 137 meter high tower ,it is the citys most recognizable symbol for tourist discovering the cities attractions.
VIENNA Introducing Schonbrunn Palace.The siege of Vienna began on the 14th. July 1683 marked the turningpoint in the 300 years of Turkish occupation.Schonbrunn Palace, the impressive Baroque architectural complexdates from 1696 and was redesigned by Maria Theresia after 1743.
VIENNA Schonbrunn PalaceOne of Europes most impressive Baroque palace complexes.
VIENNAThe Gloriette in the Schonbrunn Palace Garden built in 1775 toserve as a dining hall, a festival hall as well as a breakfast room foremperor. It is also a lookout point for the garden and on the roofas an observation platform overlooking Vienna.
VIENNASchonbrunn Palace Garden 138 metres long, the Palm House consists of a 28-metre high central pavilion and Palm House two lateral pavilions which are 3 metres lower. Linked by tunnel-like passages the pavilions contain different climatic zones: a cold house to the north, a temperate zone in the central pavilion and a tropical climate in the south pavilion. The necessary temperatures are achieved by means of a steam heating system which means that rare specimens from all over the world can be grown here.
VIENNAThe Kunsthistorisches Museum "Museum of Art History" also often referredto as the "Museum of Fine Arts". The Habsburgs formidable art collection ishoused in its palatial octagonal dome building on Ringstraße. ( Ring roadaround the city of Vienna)
VIENNA Praters Fun Park Visible from a long distance, the Praters fun park skyline is defined by the giant Ferris Wheel. The 645 meter high structure provides a stunning view over Vienna
VIENNA The Graben one of the main business streets in Vienna. The monument is The Palace of the Barons dedicated to the Bartolotti von Partenfeld.devastation of the plague It is the only baroque structure in 1679 on the Graben that has survived to this day.
VIENNA The Belvedere The Belvedere is a historical Baroque Gustav Klimt. “The Kiss” andarchitectural complex consisting of two many of his other works arepalaces the Upper and Lower Belvedere. exhibited here
VIENNAThe Art Nouveau designed AnchorClock was built between 1911 and1917.The clock forms a bridgebetween two parts of the AnkerInsurance Companys building.In the course of 12 hours, twelvehistorical figures or pairs of figuresmove across the bridge .Every day at noon, all figures paradeaccompanied by music from thevarious eras. This tourist spectacle isa special kind of Viennese High Noon.
MELKBenedictine Monastery At Melk Views Of The Danube River At Melk
VIENNA The golden Strauss Monument is a popularphotographic subject for tourists visiting Vienna.
VIENNA We hope that you have enjoyed the views along the Danube through the WachauValley and on to discover some of the grand sights that make Vienna a special place . I wish to thank Geoff for his images included in this Powerpoint Presentation. This is the end of our Highlights Of Eastern Europe Adventure. Safe Travels Everyone