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Babenberger Passage

Babenberger Passage (Burgring 3 / Babenbergerstrasse 1, Vienna) — Babenberger Passage, better known simply as Passage, is located directly underneath the Ring, the street that encircles Vienna’s inner district. It was originally built as a pedestrian underpass linking the national art history museum and the Hofburg Palace merely to ease the flow of traffic. That […]

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Albertina Museum

Albertina Museum (Albertinaplatz 1, Vienna) — this museum has a large collection of over a million prints and 60,000 drawings that originally established by Duke Albert of Saxony-Teschen (a son-in-law of Empress Maria Theresia) in 1776. That collection includes famed pieces like Dürer’s “Hare” and his “Hands folded in prayer”, Rubens’ studies of children and […]

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About Austria

The landlocked country of Austria (bordered by Germany and Czech Republic to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland & Liechtenstein to the west), is best-known for being one of Europe’s great cultural destinations. With the country now known as Austria being occupied by various Celtic […]