Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Of course, the characteristic that everyone thinks about is the huge ferris wheel located in the Prater. We rode the bicycles past this incredible mechanical miracle, but continued on to visit other architectural wonders in the rest of the city. You can view the “face” of the city in the photographs below.
The famous St. Stephen’s Cathedral is right in the middle of the city.
Why did I take a picture of Grillparzer’s birth home? I almost flunked a test about his works in a German liturature class. (He was an Austrian.)
The First Lion King
You can’t visit Vienna without hearing music from Johann Strauss!
Artwork in the City Park
Karlskirche - Karls Church
Museum of Natural History
Below are the portals to the museum.
The monument below was carved from a single piece of the precious stone: Lapiz Lazuli
The most impressive work of architecture in Vienna is the Parliament building below.
What’s a FAXI - a foot taxi, of course!!!
Street Sign in Vienna - “Proud in Heaven”
Bicycle Bridge across the Danube River
The American Embassy in Vienna
below, the French Embassy
Below and left: Hofburg - The Courtyard Palace in Vienna!
...or how about relaxing at the beach?
Need a rest? Take a stroll along the promenade.
Vienna University Under Construction - Right: The Plan