Austria

Austria


Austria
The cultural standard and developed infrastructure of the country is the basis of tourism. Its monuments, natural beauties, spas and ski areas all attract hikers.
Austrian culture has been associated with European culture for centuries and has brought internationally recognized results. Significant buildings have been built in all sorts of styles, many of which are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The name of the country is closely linked to classical music and musical events. Classical composers: Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Richard Strauss, Johann Strauss. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Austria was one of the centers of European musical life with Viennese classical music, which is reflected not only in the number of musicians and composers living in the country, but in the many opera houses and theaters that still exist today.
However, Austria also has an extensive culinary tradition, such as the culture of the Viennese café, as well as many typical Austrian dishes.
World Heritage Sites:
• The historic center of the city of Salzburg
• Schönbrunn Palace and Park
• The Hallstatt-Dachstein cultural landscape of the Salzkammergut
• The Semmering Railway
• The historic center of Graz
• Wachau Cultural Landscape
• The historic center of Vienna


Vienna
Vienna is the capital of Austria and one of the nine federal states thatmake up the country. It is located on the banks of the Danube River in the northeast of Austria.
Vienna is divided into 23 counties in administrative terms. The city center surrounds Ring Street, which is called Ring. The most famous of the buildings on Ring Street is the Imperial Palace built in different styles. The palace includes the AustrianNational Library and Albertina and other museums. Otherfamous buildings on Ring Street are the Adak Church and theStock Exchange Building. It is next to the Adak Church of theUniversity of Vienna and is one of the oldest universities in Europe.
Vienna is not only a cultural center of Austria but also one of theleading music centers in the world. Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and many other famous musicians lived in Vienna and continued their studies there. There are many museums in Vienna. Many collections of items from the Habsburgs, Holy Roman-German Emperors and musicians are exhibited in these museums. Vienna is also renowned for its unique atmosphere. Thesecoffeehouses, which have played an important role in the life of theViennese for centuries, have been recognized as the meeting placeof famous artists and writers.

Salzburg
Salzburg is a residential area in the central-northern part of Austria. It is a state of Austria. It is the 4th largest city in Austria. At the foot of theAlps, at the border of Germany, 270 km from Vienna. It is the capital of the state of the same name in the west.
The main source of income is tourism.Salzburg is the city whereW.A. Mozart was born and the shooting location for "The Soundof Music". The narrow lanes and broad squares of this baroquecity have taken their deserved place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The internationally acclaimed Salzburg Festival, the magnificent panorama and the countless temptations of Christmastime make Salzburg a complete artwork in its ownright, and one that is quite beyond compare.
At one of the numerous museums, shops, traditional businesses orrestaurants in the heart of the historical district, every visitor is certain to find his or her favorite Salzburg spot. Often pleasantlytucked away from the bustling city, countless outdoor “guestgardens” invite you to enjoy a refreshing beer accompanied by traditional dishes. Also as a venue for trade shows, the City of Mozart has earned an international reputation.


Graz
It is the capital of the Austrian state of Styria and the largest city in Styria, the second largest city in the country after Vienna.
The historic city centre of Graz, known as the University City, is one of the best preserved urban centres in Central Europe.
Graz's historic city centre was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999, and Eggenberg Castle was added to the World Heritage List in 2010. Graz became the European capital of Culture in 2003.