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Sightseeing in Austria

Palace
“Very touristy, I have to admit. But also still the most beautiful park in Vienna, my favourite place to go for a run as well or just sit down in a nice corner and read a great book. There is a very nice café really close called Café Nook.”
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Palace
“most famous, original castle of the bavarian king Ludwig II with many copies like in Disneyland etc around the world”
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Church
“Located at the very heart of Vienna, you won't be able to miss the Stephansdom (St. Stephens cathedral or "Steffl", as the locals call it). There are nice guided walking tours where you can see the catacombs underneath and take a lift up the rooftop - great!”
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Church
“St. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna. St. Stephen's Cathedral is 107.2 meters long and 34.2 meters wide. It has four towers. The tallest of these is the south tower at 136.44 meters. The tower room, from which there is a gigantic view across Vienna, is reached via 343 steps. ”
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Park
“Designed in a French Baroque style is the Augarten. Another nice place to visit in the second district. It is a beautiful public park surrounded by elaborate flower gardens and trees.”
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Historic Site
“Description Innsbruck's most famous landmark shines in the heart of the historic old town. The splendid alcove balcony gets its name from the 2,657 fire-gilded copper tiles that adorn the roof. The building has reigned over medieval houses and shady arcades for over 500 years. It was built by Emperor Maximilian who very much enjoyed the view: from there he would look down over the colourful hustle and bustle of his city, watch jousting tournaments and be revered from below. The shining golden roof can be seen on entering the historic old town but it is also well worth taking a look up close. The structure below the roof is richly adorned with a wide variety of figures and images, including many curiosities. Bare facts and a love triangle An exposed backside sticks prominently out from the Golden Roof. Admittedly, it is only a few centimetres in size and it belongs to one of the many figures set below the roof. Why bare facts? This question remains unanswered and is one of the many mysteries that surround the landmark. Maybe the revenge of medieval craftsmen who weren't paid? We can only speculate. The front of the structure is decorated with a man and two wives: Emperor Maximilian is portrayed next to his wife of the time Bianca Maria Sforza. He didn't like her much, however, and that is why his first wife – Maria von Burgund – also looks out from the relief. Another eye-catcher: Small men with twisted limbs. They are morisco dancers, who were effectively the breakdancers of the Middle Ages. The Golden Roof is a must-see for anyone visiting Innsbruck. Come to the historic old town and see for yourself. You can't miss it. In the adjoining museum, you can immerse yourself in the time of Emperor Maximilian. Opening times Opening times May to September: Monday to Saturday 10 am – 5 pm October to April: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am – 5 pm Closed in November”
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Historic Site
“muss man sehen, sehr touristisch. Beachte die schönen alten handgemachten Schilder über den Geschäften. Pedestrian area. A must! Have a look at the old handmade plates over the shops.”
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Palace
“There is a Christmas market in the courtyard of Munich's royal residence - a little bit hidden, so not as crowded!”
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Historic Site
“You will know that you are entering the pedestrian area of the old Town when you pass through St. Michael´s Gate. One of the oldest buildings in town. You can climb the tower and check out the small Museum of Weapons and City Fortifications. Place: Michalská ulica 24 Open: 10am/11am - 5pm/6pm”
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Castle
“A must visit - very historical point above border rivers - you see huge part of Austria.”
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Capitol Building
“One of the most beautiful parliaments on the globe. Go and see its real beauty.”
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Plaza
“This is the place, in where every months, every season is designed for different organizations.”
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Plaza
“Christmas market, Ice-Skating, Summer and film festival,... there are many activeties offered in front of Viennas townhall. So have a look if you are lucky to catch one :-)”
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Monument / Landmark
“The architect and artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser was a rebel. His vision was the free architecture for all, without standards, specifications and straight lines. Everyone should have the opportunity to create a small paradise on earth. ”
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Plaza
“Heldenplatz is a famous square just across the Austrian National Library. It's a walking distance to the Museum of Natural History and the National Art museum, the city hall and Burgtheater (the most important theater in Austria).”
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Scenic Lookout
“You will love this View 360° Panoramic View on the Alps and Munich Wonderful”
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