Vienna or nicknamed the "City of Dreams" because the inventor of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, resided there, or the "City of Music", because of the considerable influence that the city had in the field music, especially through Viennese classicism, Vienna welcomes around 3.7 million tourists every year. Thanks to its rich history, it enjoys a remarkable cultural and architectural heritage. Since 2001, the historic center of Vienna is a UNESCO World Heritage Site5

    Kunsthistorisches Museum

    The Museum of Art History Vienna (in German: Kunsthistorisches Museum) in Vienna, Austria is an art museum considered one of the world's first old
     art museums
    The Museum of Art History is located on the circular ring road, the Ring, in a building imitating the Renaissance style. It was imported in 1871 and completed in 1891. Each year, more than 600,000 people (75% of whom are foreigners) visit it2.
    Also dependent on the museum, collections of early musical instruments, the Museum of Ephesus (in) and the collection of arms and weapons, all three located in the Neue Burg.
    The collections of the Museum of Art History, including the former Austrian imperial collections of the Habsburg dynasty, gathering works from ancient Egyptian and Greek to the eighteenth century, in the field of decorative arts, the painting.
    On the ground floor and on the mezzanine floor is the Egyptian and Near Eastern collections, as well as Greek, Roman and strange antiquities. On the mezzanine floor are the sculptures and the decorative arts.
    The whole first floor is devoted to painting: the left the wing is reserved for Flemish, Dutch and German schools; the right wing, to the Italian, Spanish and French schools.
    On the second floor, the rooms of the annex gallery, gather hundreds of Flemish, German and Italian works of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


    Schönbrunn Castle (/ significønbʁun /) is an important part of Austrian culture. Since the 1960s, it has been one of the most visited tourist sites in Vienna. Schönbrunn Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996.
    The castle is located in Hietzing, west of Vienna's city center. From the 14th to the 17th century, several buildings were dressed on this site.
    Previously on this site is the Katterburg, owned by the mayor of Vienna.
    In 1569, Maximilian II of the Holy Roman Empire bought the land where the parks and various buildings are today. There is a certain interest for the zoo that has just been created, and to try to bring more plantations of rare plant species.
    The name Schönbrunn is said to be the Emperor Matthias (1557-1619), who would have discovered during a hunting trip to a particularly beautiful spring (in German, schöner Brunnen "beautiful fountain"). During the following century, the imperial family used it as a summer residence, but the Turkish invasions led to virtual destruction.

    The Belvedere

    The Belvedere Palace (in German Schloss Belvedere) is one of the largest baroque palaces in Vienna, on the border of the third (Landstrasse) and the fourth district (Wieden) of the city. On May 15, 1955, the Austrian State Treaty, through which Austria gained independence after the Second World War, was signed in the Belvedere Palace.

    The Hofburg

    The Hofburg is the largest palace in the city of Vienna. It has gradually been built over the centuries. The primitive nucleus, built around 1220, included a quadrilateral bristling with towers around the court later named Schweizerhof. The successive apartments of sovereigns anxious to enlarge and embellish their residence explain the juxtaposition of very different styles. It was the residence of the principal rulers of Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty (for more than 600 years), and the emperors of Austria and Austria-Hungary. Since the twentieth century, it is the residence of the President of the Republic of Austria.
    The Hofburg was the winter residence of the imperial family, while the family's favorite holiday spot was Schönbrunn Palace.
    It is one of the most visited tourist spots in Austria. The palace houses the Sissi Museum and the imperial apartments. The account has more than 2,600 coins spread over 18 wings. It is located in the heart of the old town, in the first district, inside the Ring.

    The prater

    The Prater is a large green expanse within the city of Vienna, between the Danube and the Danube Canal. It includes the Ferris Wheel, a symbol of the city 65 meters high, a permanent fair, a park, the largest Austrian stadium - the Ernst Happel Stadium, the congress center of the city.
    It occupies a large part of the second district of Vienna, in Leopoldstadt, and is served by the railway station.
    According to the information boards in the park itself, the Prater took its name from the word practicum (Latin prairie). Some argue that Prater will rather come from Better, that they can be translated by a skewer or an object used for a grill (in reference to a muffled form of the Prater on a map).

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