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20 reasons to visit Vienna

September 19, 2014

1. THE SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL The cliched Vienna of stiff collars and imperial grandeur is symbolised perfectly by the Lipizzaner stallions of the Spanish Riding School. In displays of skill and dexterity, the white horses prance around one of the Hofburg’s grand courtyards carrying their impeccably attired riders. There’s a reason the school has been …
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Tips for Salzburg

July 3, 2014

AUSTRIA Salzburg Salzburg’s Old Town Walk Old Town’s best sights in handy orientation walk. Salzburg Cathedral Glorious, harmonious Baroque main church of Salzburg. Getreidegasse Picturesque old shopping lane with characteristic wrought-iron signs. Hohensalzburg Fortress Imposing castle capping the mountain overlooking town, with tourable grounds, several mini-museums, commanding views, and good evening concerts. The Sound of …
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