The Austrian capital greeted us with beautiful weather. At the beginning we got to the City Park (Stadtpark), where we were greeted by a statue of Johann Strauss, the Waltz King – Gold Strauss. Stadtpark is the largest green oasis in the city center. Viennese and many tourists can relax from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Then we did ride on the famous boulevard – the Ringstrasse. On both sides we could admire the most j stately buildings of Vienna: Votive Church, the Baroque Castle Theatre, Renaissance University, neoclassical Parliament and in the style of the Flemish Gothic New Town Hall, a huge Hofburg Imperial Palace, the building of the Vienna State Opera, Maria-Theresien Platz with two twin building that houses the Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Fine Arts.
To the right of the Ring it is bulding Hundertwasser – worked by the famous Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Another highlight of the beautiful Belvedere Palace and the impressive panorama stretching from the palace gardens, which fall cascades into the old town.
After such an exhausting day we had dinner and tasted Vienna wine in Grinzing. Grinzing located on the slopes of the Vienna Woods. Traditional band was playing us at dinner time. It knows well Polish songs.
After dinner, most of us went for a night walk around downtown. Back to the hotel provided all the little thrill.
The next day we went for a walk through the old town. In the streets we saw a lot of the fountains and ornate facades. We watched the interior of St. Stephen’s Cathedral when the show choir.
Then the park at Schönbrunn Palace – the summer residence of the imperial. This huge complex astound elegance and glamor for today.
We also visited the Opera building.
Then, drive the largest district of Vienna – Donaustadt, where the beaches in summer afternoons and evenings attracts locals and tourists. The romantic old river bed of the Danube. Alte Donau is a place where there are charming restaurants on the water and well-maintained urban beaches.
At the end we saw the impressive panorama of the city from the observation deck of the highest building Austria – Danube Tower.