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6th - 8th September

 


Central courtyard of the Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier
Central courtyard of the Mercure Grand Hotel Biedermeier

 

Schönbrunn Palace Tour

Panorama of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
Panorama of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
Panorama of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace Panorama of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace  
  Front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
Front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
Fountain in the courtyard of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
Fountain in the courtyard of the front entrance of the Schönbrunn Palace
 
Gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background
Gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background
Gardens and the back of the Schönbrunn Palace
Gardens and the back of the Schönbrunn Palace
Gardens and the back of the Schönbrunn Palace  
The Neptune fountain with the Gloriette in the background
The Neptune fountain with the Gloriette in the background
The Neptune fountain with the Gloriette in the background The Neptune fountain
The Neptune fountain
The Neptune fountain
  Panorama of the gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background
Panorama of the gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background
Panorama of the gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background Panorama of the gardens at the back of the Schönbrunn Palace with the Neptune fountain and the Gloriette in the background

Vienna City Centre Tour

Josefsplatz, with statue of emperor Josef II and the Prunksaal (state hall) of the Austrian national library (and tour manager Eric Wise)
Josefsplatz, with statue of emperor Josef II and the Prunksaal (state hall) of the Austrian national library (and tour manager Eric Wise)
Stables of the Spanische Reitschule (Spanish riding school)
Stables of the Spanische Reitschule (Spanish riding school)
Stables of the Spanische Reitschule (Spanish riding school) Entrance to the Spanische Reitschule (Spanish riding school)
Entrance to the Spanische Reitschule (Spanish riding school)
The Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz
The Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz
Panorama of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz
Panorama of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz
Panorama of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz Panorama of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments) at Michaelerplatz
Dome of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments)
Dome of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments)
Statues on the Michaelerplatz side of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments)
Statues on the Michaelerplatz side of the Kaiserappartements (Imperial Apartments)
House in Kohlmarkt where Joseph Haydn lived
House in Kohlmarkt where Joseph Haydn lived
The Looshaus, Michaelerplatz (and Eric Wise & Anne Matthews)
The Looshaus, Michaelerplatz (and Eric Wise & Anne Matthews)
Schweizerhof (Swiss Court) in the Hofburg
Schweizerhof (Swiss Court) in the Hofburg
Neue Burg, with statue of Prinz Eugen von Savoyen
Neue Burg, with statue of Prinz Eugen von Savoyen
Neue Burg, with statue of Prinz Eugen von Savoyen Volksgarten
Volksgarten
Some Great Rail Journeys travellers in the Volksgarten
Some Great Rail Journeys travellers in the Volksgarten
Some Great Rail Journeys travellers taking torte in Cafe Landtmann.; tour manager Eric Wise at front right
Some Great Rail Journeys travellers taking torte in Cafe Landtmann.; tour manager Eric Wise at front right
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Maria-Theresa statue in the middle of Maria-Theresien-Platz
Maria-Theresa statue in the middle of Maria-Theresien-Platz
Museum of Natural History
Museum of Natural History
Tram on Burgring
Tram on Burgring
 
  Mozart statue in the Burggarten
Mozart statue in the Burggarten
Johann Strauss statue in the Stadtpark
Johann Strauss statue in the Stadtpark
 

Prater at Night

 The Riesenrad at night
The Riesenrad (ferris wheel) at night
 The Riesenrad at night  The Riesenrad at night  The Riesenrad at night
 The Riesenrad at night The Riesenrad at night   The Riesenrad at night  The Riesenrad at night
 The Riesenrad at night  The Riesenrad at night   Couple dining in one of the cabins of the Riesenrad (ferris wheel)
Couple dining in one of the cabins of the Riesenrad (ferris wheel)
 Couple dining in one of the cabins of the Riesenrad (ferris wheel)
 Passengers in a cabin of the Riesenrad 
Passengers in a cabin of the Riesenrad
View from the Riesenrad of part of the Prater fun-fair, at night 
View from the Riesenrad of part of the Prater fun-fair
View from the Riesenrad of part of the Prater fun-fair, at night  View from the Riesenrad to the north, at night 
View from the Riesenrad to the north
 View from the Riesenrad to the spire of St Stephen’s cathedral, at night 
View from the Riesenrad to the spire of St Stephen’s cathedral 
 View from the Riesenrad of the Millennium Tower, at night 
View from the Riesenrad of the Millennium Tower
The Prater fun-fair, at night 
The Prater fun-fair
The Prater fun-fair, at night 

Belvedere 

View of gardens and the lower Belvedere from the terrace of the upper Belvedere [blurred]
View of gardens and the lower Belvedere from the terrace of the upper Belvedere [blurred]
View of gardens and the lower Belvedere from the terrace of the upper Belvedere; spire of St Stephen’s cathedral and central Vienna in the background
View of gardens and the lower Belvedere from the terrace of the upper Belvedere; spire of St Stephen’s cathedral and central Vienna in the background
View of gardens and the lower Belvedere from the terrace of the upper Belvedere; spire of St Stephen’s cathedral and central Vienna in the background Spire of St Stephen’s cathedral and central Vienna from Belvedere gardens
Spire of St Stephen’s cathedral and central Vienna from Belvedere gardens
Visitors in the Belvedere gardens
Visitors in the Belvedere gardens
Statue in the Belvedere gardens
Statue in the Belvedere gardens
Circle of animals / zodiac heads: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the garden in front of the Upper Belvedere
Circle of animals / zodiac heads: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the garden in front of the Upper Belvedere
Circle of animals / zodiac heads: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the garden in front of the Upper Belvedere
Circle of animals / zodiac heads: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the garden in front of the Upper Belvedere
F Lotus: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the pond in front of the Upper Belvedere
F Lotus: an Ai Wei Wei artwork in the pond in front of the Upper Belvedere
Tourist and Ai Wei Wei artworks in front of the Upper Belvedere
Tourist and Ai Wei Wei artworks in front of the Upper Belvedere
Tourist and Ai Wei Wei artworks in front of the Upper Belvedere Tourist and Ai Wei Wei artworks in front of the Upper Belvedere
Shanhaijing: Ai Wei Wei artworks in the Upper Belvedere
Shanhaijing: Ai Wei Wei artworks in the Upper Belvedere
Shanhaijing: Ai Wei Wei artworks in the Upper Belvedere “Snowman” in the gardens between the Upper and Lower Belevederes
“Snowman” in the gardens between the Upper and Lower Belevederes
“Snowman” in the gardens between the Upper and Lower Belevederes
  The Upper Belevedere from near the Lower Belvedere
The Upper Belevedere from near the Lower Belvedere
The Upper Belevedere from near the Lower Belvedere  

Vienna City Centre

Soviet war memorial, Schwarzenbergplatz
Soviet war memorial, Schwarzenbergplatz
Soviet war memorial, Schwarzenbergplatz Gold Fassl beer
Gold Fassl beer
 
  State Opera House (Staatsoper)
State Opera House (Staatsoper)
State Opera House (Staatsoper)  
Auditorium of the State Opera House (Staatsoper)
Auditorium of the State Opera House (Staatsoper)
Auditorium of the State Opera House (Staatsoper) Auditorium of the State Opera House (Staatsoper) Auditorium of the State Opera House (Staatsoper)
    Café Sacher on Philharmonikerstrasse opposite the State Opera House, a typical Viennese coffee/cake house
Café Sacher on Philharmonikerstrasse opposite the State Opera House, a typical Viennese coffee/cake house
 
Composite of Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral
Composite of Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral
Composite of Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral Composite of Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral
Stephansdom, St Stephen’s cathedral
The Prater, including the Riesenrad from the south tower of the Stephansdom
The Prater, including the Riesenrad from the south tower of the Stephansdom
View north including the Donauturm and the Millennium Tower from the south tower of the Stephansdom
View north including the Donauturm and the Millennium Tower from the south tower of the Stephansdom
The Belvedere from the south tower of the Stephansdom
The Belvedere from the south tower of the Stephansdom
The Belvedere from the south tower of the Stephansdom

Arenbergpark

  World War 2 anti-aircraft towers, Arenbergpark
World War 2 anti-aircraft towers, Arenbergpark
World War 2 anti-aircraft towers, Arenbergpark