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Tiergarten Schönbrunn (Austria)

Tiergarten Schönbrunn (Austria)

Tiergarten Schönbrunn (literally, “Schönbrunn Zoo”), or “Vienna Zoo“, is a zoo located on the grounds of the famous Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria. Founded as an imperial menagerie in 1752, it is the oldest zoo in the Western world (Montezuma’s amazing aviary, zoo and botanical gardens in the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan [Mexico City], was described 

Krimmler (Austria)

Krimmler (Austria)

Falls Part of the Krimml Waterfalls. Krimmler Waterfalls is a tiered waterfall. The waterfall begins at the top of the Krimmler Ache valley, and plunges downward in three stages. The upper stage has a drop of 140 metres, the middle of 100 metres, and the lowest 

Hohensalzburg Castle (Austria)

Hohensalzburg Castle (Austria)

Hohensalzburg Castle (German: Festung Hohensalzburg, literally “High Salzburg Fortress”) sits atop the Festungsberg, a small hill in the Austrian city of Salzburg. Erected at the behest of the Prince-Archbishops of Salzburg with a length of 250 m (820 ft) and a width of 150 m (490 ft), it is one of the largest medieval castles in Europe. 

Belvedere Palace (Austria)

Belvedere Palace (Austria)

The Belvedere is a historic building complex in Vienna, Austria, consisting of two Baroque palaces (the Upper and Lower Belvedere), the Orangery, and the Palace Stables. The buildings are set in a Baroque park landscape in the third district of the city, on the south-eastern edge of its centre. It houses the Belvedere 

Hofburg (Austria)

Hofburg (Austria)

For the palace in Innsbruck, see Hofburg, Innsbruck Coordinates: 48.206507°N 16.365262°E Hofburg Neue Burg section, seen from Heldenplatz. The statue of Archduke Charles is also pictured. General plan of Hofburg Palace. 1 Swiss Wing, 2a Augustinian Church, 2b Augustinian Monastery, 3 Stallburg, 4 Amalienburg, 5 Leopoldine Wing, 6 Redouten Wing, 7 Winter Riding 

Schönbrunn palace( Austria)

Schönbrunn palace( Austria)

Schönbrunn Palace (German: Schloss Schönbrunn [ʃøːnˈbʁʊn]) is a former imperial summer residence located in Vienna, Austria. The 1,441-room Baroque palace is one of the most important architectural, cultural, and historical monuments in the country. Since the mid-1950s it has been a major tourist attraction. The history of the palace and its vast gardens spans