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Spanish Riding School

Spanish Riding School 1

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world where the skills of classical horsemanship have been practiced in its original form for more than 450 years. The gorgeous snow-white Lipizzaner stallions perform classical school jumps along the flow of authentic Viennese classical music and do so with utmost precision and elegance.
Viennese waltz: a scandalous dance that became a Viennese icon

Viennese waltz: a scandalous dance that became a Viennese icon 1

The old 'One, two, three, One, two, three' - Who hasn't danced or at least heard about the Waltz? Though, one of the world's most popular dances wasn't always considered as such. Due to its close-hold and quick rotations, Waltz was once named the "Forbidden dance".
History of Schönbrunn Palace

History of Schönbrunn Palace 0

What started out as a hunting lodge has now become one of Austria's most famous attractions. It welcomes around 3 million visitors each year. Serving most of the time as the imperial summer residence, Schönbrunn boasts with eye-catching exterior and interior. There are 1441 rooms in the palace, only 40 of which are open for public viewing.
When in Vienna - the ultimate Vienna bucket list

When in Vienna - the ultimate Vienna bucket list 0

Vienna in considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world. If you're looking to spend some quality time in the city, there are numerous ways to do so. Below, you'll find 25 ideas to cross off your Viennese bucket list.
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How to see the most of Vienna in the shortest time possible

How to see the most of Vienna in the shortest time possible 0

There's no better way of getting around Vienna's city center than by HOP ON HOP OFF bus. With just one ticket you can, as the name suggests, hop on or off at any of over 50 stops along the bus' route. Located at the sites of many popular attractions HOP ON HOP OFF buses offer a time (and money)-efficient transportation.
Top 11 photo spots in Vienna

Top 11 photo spots in Vienna 0

Being one of the most photogenic cities in Europe, Vienna provides numerous photo opportunities to those willing to notice them. It's almost impossible to wander around the city without snapping a few photos here and there.
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