Thursday, July 24, 2014

Fun Facts About Austria's Capital City



  • It has the 3rd highest quality of living in European Union. People from Vienna are called Viennese.
  • Vienna is known worldwide as the city of music and is home to great music hall with excellent acoustics.
  • The Museumsquartier, which is one of the largest cultural complexes in the world, is present In Vienna.
  • World famous classical composers, including Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss, Schubert, and Brahms, have all lived and performed in Vienna.
  • Vienna is considered as a city of cultural heritage. It has been home to various great artists Gustav Klimt, Sigmund Freud, Arthur Schnitzler.
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn, which is world’s oldest zoological garden,  was founded in 1752.
  • The largest emerald of the world, which is of a whopping 2860 caret, is displayed in the Imperial Treasury in Vienna.
  • One of its only kind and one of the oldest Giant Wheel is there in Vienna, which is probably its one of the most familiar attractions. It is situated in a large wooded amusement park called as Prater. It has 15 Gondolas, which offers a scenic view of Vienna.

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