Sunday, May 1, 2016

The best places to visit in Austria

The best places to visit in Austria

The Hundertwasser house

The Hundertwasser house is the expressionist landmark of Vienna, capital of Austria. The house is located on the corner of Kegelgasse and Lowengasse. The house was built in 1983-1985 according to the ideas and concepts of Hundertwasser and Joseph Krawina. Unusual house has 52 apartments, 4 offices, and 19 terraces, 16 of them are private. The Hundertwasser house has around 250 trees and bushes. The roof covered with earth and grass, and trees grow from inside the rooms. The Hundertwasser house is open from 10.00 a.m. to 07.00 p.m. The tickets cost 10 Euro.
Vienna Hundertwasser House Building

Hoher Dachstein

Hoher Dachstein is located at the border of Upper Austria and Styria in central Austria. Dachstein is permeated by a big system of caves, including some of the largest caves in Austria. Hoher Dachstein is a karst mountain, the second highest mountain in the North Limestone Alps. There are many glaciers with the rocky summits in the north of Dachstein. To the south, the mountain drops almost vertically to the valley floor. Dachstein is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can enjoy your summer and winter holiday, as well as excursions, skiing and snowboarding in Hoher Dachstein. There are many restaurants, cafe and souvenir shops in Dachstein.
Planai Schladming Dachstein Snow Ski Slope

The Grossglockner

The Grossglockner is situated on the border between the federal state of Carinthia and the federal state Tyrol. The history of the climbs started with natural scientist Belsazar Hacquet, that travelled the Eastern Alps from 1779 to 1781 and described the Grossglockner. The Grossglockner is a highest mountain in Austria, and one of the highest peaks in the Alps. The Grossglockner is a famous place for climbing, hiking and mountaineering. There are many hotels, restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops in the Grossglockner.
Austria Summer Way Mountains Nature

 Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace is situated in Vienna. The history of the palace and its huge gardens spans over 300 years. The history of the palace is a history of changing tastes, interests, and aspirations of successive Habsburg monarchs. Schonbrunn Palace was the imperial summer residence. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Schonbrunn Park is open from 06.30 a.m. to 07.00 p.m. The entrance is free. Schonbrunn Palace is open from 08.30 a.m. to 17.30 p.m. Imperial Tour (22 rooms) cost 11.50 Euro. Grand Tour (40 rooms) cost 14.50 Euro

Schonbrunn Palace Austria Wien World Heritage Site

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The best places to visit in Austria