Austria

Discover and explore Austria. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Austria helps you learn about the cities, natural attractions, and Austrian culture.

Vienna: Capital of Austria and Cultural Capital of the Western World

Vienna is the enlightened capital city of Austria and home to more than 1.9 million people. It is among the nine states that are found in the country and is renown for several reasons. The c...

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A Brief History of Schönbrunn Palace (House of Habsburgs)

Located in Vienna, Austria, Schönbrunn Palace has a history that dates to the Middle Ages. However, it was not until 1569 that the estate came into the possession of the House of Habsbu...

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Our Wonderful Anniversary Cruise Along the Beautiful Danube River

It is the most beautiful and inspiring cruise we’ve ever taken, and it happened to be our anniversary. We cruised all the way down the Danube from our port of departure in Passau Germany, not fa...

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Brief Facts and History of the Danube River

Flowing across ten countries, the Danube River is the second longest river in Europe with the longest being the Volga River. The river’s source is in the Germany’s Black Forest and flo...

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A Taste of Aristocracy in Vienna, Austria

What comes to mind when hearing the name Vienna? A sense of classic Empire? The capital of Austria? Or perhaps a “City of Music”? As for me, whenever I recall Vienna, the first word co...

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