Tag Archive: sights

A House Almost without Windows– Interesting Bits about Vienna 7

Walking through the historic center of Vienna, you can admire magnificent splendid palaces. Sometimes, however, you may see a building that does not seem to fit into a block of old houses. Such is, for example, the administrative building opposite… (READ MORE)

Stone Balls from Ottoman Cannons – Interesting Bits about Vienna 4

In the 14th century, the Ottomans came to Europe, and when they conquered Constantinople in 1453, they also ended the existence of the Byzantine Empire. In 1529, after the battle of Mohács in which the Hungarian King Louis II had… (READ MORE)

Do You Know the Anthem of Vienna? – Interesting Bits about Vienna 2

Austria consists of nine federal states, one of which is Vienna. Each federal state has its own coat of arms and flag. And also an anthem by which the inhabitants of the respective region express their identity. Vienna has its… (READ MORE)

Plovdiv – On the Longest Pedestrian Street in Europe

Some say the longest pedestrian street is located in Bordeaux, France, while others think Sainte-Catherine in Copenhagen is the longest one. Plovdiv in Bulgaria also applies for this primacy as its pedestrian street reaches 1.75 km. I think it is… (READ MORE)

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