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What To See And Do In Vienna

To an outsider, Vienna may just appear as quite city-like, for it is one of fastest growing towns in central Europe, but if you try to see and absorb the city in a more real and conscious form, it will appear as a town you’d still want to call as ‘historic’. As you walk along the Grand Ringstrasse (a one-way street that encircles the Vienna’s 1st district, or the city-centre) you literally go back in 19th century — the time when Vienna was still developing itself as the capital of Austrian empire, and into a city, we are much familiar to, today. Walking along its many elegant pedestrian thoroughfares, particularly in and around the first district, there was not a single moment when I did not find myself awestruck by its ever-impressive architecture. Whether in the historic city centre, in the traditional wine taverns or on the other side of the Danube — its many contemporary and historic buildings coexist in a strikingly innovative manner. But that doesn’t mean that Vienna is only about fascinating architecture. In fact, there’s …