Tagged: Austria

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Tulips

I know it is autumn now and getting to see tulips in my friends’ blogs is a distant dream. I scrolled through the archives of my Europe tour I am mesmerized with my tulip...

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St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

The 136 meters tall spire of St.Stephen’s cathedral of Vienna, craning our necks we kept staring, the awe of seeing these majestic spires didn’t seem to diminish even after 10 days of tour. To...

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Royal Choice

Walking along the streets of Vienna, I came across a garment shop. The shop had displayed many mannequins with their latest products on. I would have almost crossed it when I suddenly felt the...

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Hallstatt Mines

After a ride up the mountain in a funicular, we reached the mine which is now converted to a museum. We crossed an open grave site, with numerous displays. Inside the miner’s hostel were...

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Hallstatt Austria Salt Mines

From Salzburg, we made a day’s trip to Halstatt Salt mine, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was not very clear weather; clouds floated quite low, not very threatening yet cool. Stepping out into...

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Interiors Of Salzburg Cathedral

The church has simple sepia-and-white interior. It is decorated with elaborate Baroque murals. I don’t understand too many of the architectural terms, all I can say it is beautiful and peaceful. Sitting in one...

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Mozart Statue

Salzburg is the city of the ‘music master’ himself; yes, it is the City of Mozart. This is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria’s most famous composer. He lived here, composed music here,...

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Mirabell Garden, Salzburg

At last we were in Mirabell Gardens. It looked so familiar to us. We seemed to know most parts of the Mirabell gardens because of the innumerable times we saw the Sound of Music...