Settlements along the Danube near what is now the City of Vienna can be traced back to the 5th century B.C. In 1922, the city was made a province in its own right. In 1938 Austria was "annexed" to Hitler Germany and ceased to exist as a state. Most of Vienna's Jewish population was driven away or exterminated After the end of the Second World War and many years of Allied occupation, Austria regained its independence with the state treaty signed in 1955.
A dance in 3/4 time, became popular in Vienna in 1780s.
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Europe's most important annual musical event
The second largest airport in Austria.
Father of the modern symphony and the string quartet
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186 m high. 506 m long. Ziller River
This site has hosted a Christian church since 774. The original was replaced with a late-Romanesque structure built in 1181-1200.
Established in 1100 - dissolution in 1780. House of Habsburg supplied all the formally elected Holy Roman Emperors from 1452 to 1740.
Also: Sachertorte, Wiener Schnitzel & Tafelspitz
Also: Sachertorte,Tafelspitz & Apfelstrudel