Top 10 Places in Austria - 2017



1
In 1st place is the Alps. One of the greatest mountains range systems in Europe is the Alps. Mont Blanc is the highest range in the beautiful Alps on the Italian-French Border. Divided into Western and Eastern Alps, this range lies between Lake Constance and Lake Como. The Alps stretches through Europe and Asia from the Atlantic all the way to Himalayas.
2
In 2nd place is the Mariazell Basilica. One of the most important pilgrimage destinations in Austria, the Mariazell Basilica is the most visited shrine in Europe. The church is adored by a wooden picture of Virgin Mary. This has been an old pilgrimage destination where pilgrims even came in and around 1330. It is known as the Basilica of the birth place of Virgin Mary.
3
In 3rd place is the Belvedere. Consisting of two Baroque Palaces the Upper and the Lower Belvedere, the Orangey and the Palace Stables is the extensive Belvedere Complex in Vienna. Located in the 3rd district of Vienna, south-east of the city centre the Belvedere buildings are set in the Baroque park landscape. The Baroque palace complex was built as a summer residence palace for Prince Eugene of Savoy.
4
In 4th place is the Vienna. Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria, and one of its primary cities with a population of 1.7 million. It is the political, cultural and economic centre and by far the largest city of Austria too. United Nations and OPEC are major international organizations which are hosted in Vienna.
5
In 5th place is the Salzburg. Salzburg is the city of federal state and the fourth largest city in Austria. “Old Town” in Salzburg is one of the best preserved city centre in the north of Alps and has an internationally renounced baroque architecture. It is listed in the UNIESCO World Heritage Site. It is best noted for its Alpine setting.
6
In 6th place is the Rathaus. A building in Vienna, that serves as seat to both the city council and mayor of the city of Vienna. Rathaus is designed in Gothic Style. It also serves in personal union, as Assembly and Governor of the State of Vienna, a state with the Austrian Federal System. The historic ‘Wiener Rathauskeller’ restaurant is also accommodated inside the Rathaus.
7
In 7th place is the St. Stephen's Cathedral. Situated in the heart of Vienna, Austria in the Stephansplatz, St. Stephens Cathedral is the mother church of Archdiocese of Vienna and the seat of Christoph Cardinal Schoborn, Archbishop of Vienna, OP. Rudolf IV initiated its Romanesque and Gothic form seen today. It is the most important religious building in Austria’s Capital.
8
In 8th place is the St. Charles's Church. St. Charles Church is one of the most outstanding baroque church structures situated on the south side of Karlsplatz, Vienna. It boasts a dome in form of elongated ellipsoid. It is the seat of the Catholic student ministry of the Vienna University of Technology and has long been the parish church cared for by a religious order
9
In 9th place is the Burgtheater. Originally known as K.K. Theatre an der Burg, later came to be known as the K.K. Hofburg Theater, and presently known as Burgtheater is the Austrian National Theater in Vienna and one of the most recognized German Language Theaters in the world. Burgtheater was built in 1741 and has been called “die Burg” by the Viennese population.
10
In 10th place is the Botanical Garden Of The University Of Vienna. The botanical garden in Vienna covers over 8 hectares of land immediately adjacent to Belvedere Gardens. The Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna contains more than 9000 species of plants including woody tropical plants.
Copyright ©  2017 Top10Places.com All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer - Privacy Policy - Contact Us