In this blog I write about Vienna's amazing culture, art and history.

Ankeruhr: An Art Nouveau Masterpiece in Vienna

6 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment vieanna

Art Nouveau is omnipresent in Vienna. A special jewel from the later phase of this architectural style is the Anchor Clock at Hoher Markt in Vienna's 1st district. Since it was built in 1914, the clock has adorned the Ankerhof, the headquarters of t...

Vienna's Giant Ferris Wheel

23 Apr 2020 1 minute read 1 comment vieanna

The Giant Ferris Wheel ("Riesenrad" in German) is the main attraction of the amusement park in Vienna's Prater and, along with St. Stephen's Cathedral, Schönbrunn Palace, Zoo and the Belvedere, is one of the most visited sights of the Danube metropol...

Belvedere Vienna

20 Apr 2020 2 minute read 5 comments vieanna

The ensemble with the two castles (Upper and Lower Belvedere) and the artistically designed gardens is one of the most beautiful baroque complexes in the world. It also houses a important collection of artworks from the Middle Ages to the present. T...