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Vienna - a walking tour (2 hours)
We begin with a tour of the monument of Maria Theresa - the most famous ruler of Austria. Then we'll see Museum of the History of Art and Natural History Museum. Then we switch to the other side of the ring street "Ringstrasse" and go with you through the Palace gate to the Hofburg Palace - the former winter residence of the Habsburgs.
Hofburg is a complex of palaces, among which you will see the Presidential Palace and the Office of the Chancellor. Of course, in the Hofburg also has some interesting museums: cokrovischnitsa Habsburgs, apartments of Emperor Franz Josef and his wife, Empress Elisabeth, the Empress Sissi museum (the most famous beauties of the second half 19 th century), Silver Chamber (Silberkammer), Museum of Weapons and armor of knights and more another.
Then we vydem to ploschyadi Iozifa II and the Church of St. Augustine, where venchyalis crowned personages and the famous Spanish Riding School, and, if lucky, see the white horses in the stables-lipitsanov. Of course, the look and the adjacent area of St. Michael, where you can see a fragment of the excavations of Roman settlements.
At ploschyadi St. Michael, named after the Church of St. Michael, we see the house where once lived a young Haydn and walk along the pedestrian zone called Kohlmarkt (translated, means carbon market). Here we see one of the most famous cafes in Vienna, Demel, where before there was court patisserie His Imperial Majesty, and now can not only drink of excellent coffee and savor the culinary masterpieces, and even take pictures of how young konditory working on his incomparable sweet creations .
Let's look at the famous plague column, and then will head to the main shrine is not only Vienna but also the whole of Austria - to the Cathedral of St. Stephen. We'll tell you about the history of this cathedral and events associated with it.