Category: Austria

Flora of Vienna

It was the beginning of May, spring had just set in, and we got such delicious visual treat of wild stretches of wild flowers blooming over acres of land in the outskirts of Vienna....

Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

The Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna is one of the most important museums in not just in Austria but in world. This museum houses the Habsburg collections accumulated over centuries, it was built by Emperor...

The Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle at the entrance of Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna. It looked grand against the blue sky. The eagle is symbolic of authority, ownership and virility; probably that is why the statues of these...

The Anchor Clock(Ankeruhr), Vienna

Walking through the maze of roads in Vienna, we stumbled upon many interesting sights. One of them, in Hoher Markt, is the Anchor Clock. The clock very cleverly designed forms a bridge between two...

Tulipa ‘Carnaval de Nice’

Continuing on my posts of Tulips here is the Carnaval de Nice variety. It has white feathered petals which are streaked and splashed with sweet raspberry red veins. The shots are taken in Salzburg,...

Neptune Fountain, Vienna

At the foot of Schonbrunn Hill, behind Schonbrunn Palace is the grand Neptune Fountain. A very impressive fountain, this huge white marble fountain stands between Gloriette and the Palace. In the centre of the...

Hofburg Palace, Vienna

Hofburg Palace, winter residence of Hapsburg rulers, was one of the most expensive museum tours we made in Vienna. There are lots to see, unfortunately not to be photographed. We toured Silver collection, Imperial...

Interiors of St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

Thankfully photography was permitted in the interiors of St Stephen’s cathedral. It is huge, spacious, three aisled, divided by tall clustered pillars. On the pillars are life size statues of various saints. Not many...