eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Vienna, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756693195
  • ISBN-13: 9780756693190
  • DDC: 914.361304
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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DK Eyewitness Vienna will lead you straight to the best attractions this exciting city has on offer. Packed with photographs and illustrations of Vienna the guide includes in-depth coverage of Vienna's unforgettable sights from the grand imperial palaces and state Opera House, to the bohemian cafes and extravagant Belvadere quarter, unearthing the best of the city's stunning Jugendstil architecture, phenomenal museums and galleries and beautiful parks in between. You'll find 3D aerial views of Vienna's most interesting districts, cutaways and floor plans of all the major sites, and detailed listings of the best hotels and restaurants in Vienna for all budgets. The guide includes four 'Great Days Out' in Vienna and extensive practical information and insider tips from shopping and entertainment to choosing the most appetizing Austrian cuisine. Whether you are shopping in Kärntner Strasse, exploring the historic Pater forest or strolling through Vienna's less-explored districts on one of the guide's specially devised walking tours, the DK Eyewitness Guide to Vienna is indispensable. Don't miss a thing on your vacation with DK Eyewitness Vienna.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Vienna.
2: Four Great Days in Vienna.
3: Putting Vienna on the Map.
4: Central Vienna.
5: The History of Vienna.
6: Vienna’s Rulers.
7: Early Vienna.
8: Medieval Vienna.
9: Renaissance Vienna.
10: Baroque Vienna.
11: Vienna under Maria Theresa.
12: Biedermeier Vienna.
13: Ringstrasse Vienna.
14: Vienna in the 1900s.
15: Modern Vienna.
16: Music in Vienna.
17: Vienna at a Glance.
18: Vienna’s Best: Historic Houses and Palaces.
19: Vienna’s Best: Museums and Galleries.
20: Vienna’s Best: Churches.
21: Vienna’s Best: Jugendstil.
22: Vienna’s Best: Coffee Houses.
23: Vienna Through the Year.
24: Vienna Area by Area.
25: Stephansdom Quarter.
26: Hofburg Quarter.
27: Schottenring and Alsergrund.
28: Museum and Townhall Quarter.
29: Opera and Naschmarkt.
30: Belvedere Quarter.
31: Further Afield.
32: Day Trips from Vienna.
33: Three Guided Walks.
34: A Two-Hour City Walk.
35: A 90-Minute Walk Around Hietzing.
36: A Two-Hour Walk to Grinzing.
37: Travellers’ Needs.
38: Where to Stay.
39: Choosing a Hotel.
40: Restaurants, Cafés and Bars.
41: The Flavours of Vienna: Savoury Dishes.
42: The Flavours of Vienna: Sweet Foods.
43: What to Drink in Vienna.
44: Choosing a Restaurant.
45: Choosing a Café.
46: Shops and Markets.
47: Shops and Boutiques.
48: Antiques, Auctions and Markets.
49: Entertainment in Vienna.
50: Music in Vienna.
51: Theatre and Cinema.
52: Sport and Dance.
53: Children’s Vienna.
54: Survival Guide.
55: Practical Information.
56: Personal Security and Health.
57: Banking and Local Currency.
58: Communications and Media.
59: Getting to Vienna.
60: Getting Around Vienna.
61: Travelling by Underground.
62: Travelling by Tram, Bus and Train.
63: Travelling Beyond Vienna.
64: Street Finder.
General Index.
Phrase Book.