IMPRESSIONS OF VIENNA NR.1, APRIL 2020

unique pieces of art in vienna
UNIQUE PIECES OF ART IN VIENNA
March 23, 2020
Felix Salten Haus Cottageviertel Vienna
DID YOU KNOW THAT THESE PERSONALITIES LIVED IN VIENNA?
April 15, 2020
University of Vienna main building

University of Vienna main building

Impressions of Vienna! Get to know some less known corners of my city.

 

Vienna University Private Tours

University of Vienna exterior

University of Vienna interior

University of Vienna interior

The interior of the main building of the University of Vienna, completed 1884 after the projects of Heinrich Ferstl. As an institution the University of Vienna was founded 1365 and is one of the oldest in German speaking Europe. Karl Landsteiner (Nobel Prize 1930 for discovering the blood groups), Julius Wagner-Jauregg (Nobel Prize 1927 for his discovery of the therapeutic value of malaria inoculation in the treatment of dementia paralytica), Sigmund Freud (Neurology, Psychoanalysis) and many others studied and researched on its grounds.

 

Schreyvogelgasse, Vienna

Schreyvogelgasse, Vienna

Schreyvogelgasse, romantic street on the remains of a former bastion of the city wall, demolished end of 19th century. The film the Third Man (1949, director Carol Reed, written by Graham Greene starring Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, a.o.) was shot there.

Imperialtorte, Vienna

Imperialtorte

A delicious cake made in the pastry shop of hotel Imperial, Vienna.

Lipizzaner, Spanish Riding School Vienna

Lipizzaner, Spanish Riding School Vienna

A Lipizzan horse in his box in the former stables of the Spanish Riding School, Vienna. The horses are born bay or gray and turn white after 6 to 10 years. The breeding of white horses was practiced only by the imperial family, the Habsburgs, as of the middle of the 18th century.