Vienna :: In Pictures

For the 6th consecutive year, Vienna was ranked as the number one city with highest quality of life in the world, surpassing 230 cities all over the world. What can be the better time to visit the city 🙂

Vienna used to be terribly old-fashioned. Its broad, sweeping boulevards are as grandiose as anything in Paris, but the atmosphere in its corner cafés was generally pretty sleepy. Today, the city is as handsome and elegant as ever, but it feels fresh and sprightly. With a host of new bars and restaurants to compliment its haughty monuments, Vienna has rediscovered its joie de vivre.

St.Stephen's Structure near Stephanplatz
St.Stephen’s Structure near Stephanplatz
The mighty St. Stephen's Cathedral. Sometimes history shows how wrong an architectural design can go. The north tower was originally intended to mirror the south tower, but the design proved too ambitious, the tower-stump was augmented with a Renaissance cap, nicknamed the
The mighty St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Sometimes history shows how wrong an architectural design can go. The north tower was originally intended to mirror the south tower, but the design proved too ambitious, the tower-stump was augmented with a Renaissance cap, nicknamed the “water tower top” by the Viennese. The tower now stands at 68 metres (223 ft) tall, roughly half the height of the south tower.
The spectacular construction of St. Stephen's.
The spectacular construction of St. Stephen’s.
Always a fan of European architecture : Inside St. Stephen's Cathedral
Always a fan of European architecture : Inside St. Stephen’s Cathedral
Always a fan of European architecture : Inside St. Stephen's Cathedral
Always a fan of European architecture : Inside St. Stephen’s Cathedral
 Area around St. Stephen's (The City Center)
Area around St. Stephen’s (The City Center)
 The nice thing about Vienna is the fact, that it is a real hip and modern city but you can feel the history too.
The nice thing about Vienna is the fact, that it is a real hip and modern city but you can feel the history too.
 St. Peter's Church : Another beautiful Church, just around the corner from St. Stephen's.
St. Peter’s Church : Another beautiful Church, just around the corner from St. Stephen’s.
And most outstanding baroque church in Vienna, Karlskirche (in Karlsplatz)
And most outstanding baroque church in Vienna, Karlskirche (in Karlsplatz)
Hill Ashes, Sculpture by Henry Moore at Karlskirche (Where modern art meets history)
Hill Ashes, Sculpture by Henry Moore at Karlskirche (Where modern art meets history)
Hofburg Palace: the former imperial palace in the centre of Vienna (and a part is now a working place of Austrian President).
Hofburg Palace: the former imperial palace in the centre of Vienna (and a part is now a working place of Austrian President).
Grandeur of this place is too big to miss (Hofburg Palace)
Grandeur of this place is too big to miss (Hofburg Palace)
Roman ruins which were accidentally discovered circa 1995 outside the Hofburg Palace when the pavement was renovated.
Roman ruins which were accidentally discovered circa 1995 outside the Hofburg Palace when the pavement was renovated.
 The Royal Chariot rides of Vienna :D (Simply love it!!!)
The Royal Chariot rides of Vienna 😀 (Simply love it!!!)
And the sculptures made to reminiscent the wars.
And the sculptures made to reminiscent the wars.
And the sculptures made to reminiscent the wars.
And the sculptures made to reminiscent the wars.
The Vienna Secession building, now about 20 exhibitions take place here each year.
The Vienna Secession building, now about 20 exhibitions take place here each year.
 An obligatory Saturday visit to the most famous flea market in Vienna (Naschmarkt)
An obligatory Saturday visit to the most famous flea market in Vienna (Naschmarkt)
 Pretty traditional Viennese dresses up for sale in Naschmarkt.
Pretty traditional Viennese dresses up for sale in Naschmarkt.
 And when the Naschmarkt becomes the mecca for food lovers.
And when the Naschmarkt becomes the mecca for food lovers.
 And antiques lovers at the same time :).
And antiques lovers at the same time :).
 Glimpses of Naschmarkt.
Glimpses of Naschmarkt.
Where you can find anything and everything (u just have to know the tactics of bargaining).
Where you can find anything and everything (u just have to know the tactics of bargaining).
 No visit to Vienna can be complete without having a stroll around Schönbrunn Palace.
No visit to Vienna can be complete without having a stroll around Schönbrunn Palace.
 More from Schönbrunn Palace.
More from Schönbrunn Palace.
 The Gloriette in the Schönbrunn Palace Garden
The Gloriette in the Schönbrunn Palace Garden
 The Privy Garden, Schönbrunn Palace.
The Privy Garden, Schönbrunn Palace.
 The Privy Garden at Schönbrunn Palace.
The Privy Garden at Schönbrunn Palace.
 Viewing Schönbrunn through the waterfall.
Viewing Schönbrunn through the waterfall.
The Hercules Waterfall, as they say it. At Schönbrunn Palace.
The Hercules Waterfall, as they say it. At Schönbrunn Palace.
Eating what the locals eat. Kaiserschmarrn with apricot sauce. Yummilicious!!!
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