Tag Archive: Vienna

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)

The Da Vinci Code Hidden in the Church Minoritenkirche

Viennese call it the „church with a shot down tower“. Indeed, the spiky roof of the church tower served as a target for many shooting attempts during different battles and wars in the past. For the last time during the… (READ MORE)

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