Vista Point Vienna Austria DVD Global Television Arcadia Films
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Vienna is one of the worldGÇÖs most beautiful, historic cities, brimming with nostalgia and with all the grand architecture of a once glorious empire, for three centuries it was home to the Austrian monarchy.
The architectural image of the city is dominated by the Ringstrasse, a four kilometre long boulevard which encircles the centre of the city.
It was under the supervision of Maria Theresia that the magnificent royal residence, the Sch+¦nbrunn Palace, was completed. More than 1,700 beautifully-preserved rooms afforded the large Imperial family much freedom of movement and its magnificent interior d+¬cor is one of the most lavish of its time. The Palace Grounds contain the outstanding Neptune Fountain and at the highest point, the Gloriette, from which the entire palace grounds are visible, as well as the charming Sch+¦nbrunn Zoo, the oldest animal enclosure in the world.
St. StephenGÇÖs Cathedral dominates the centre of Vienna and not far away behind the State Opera House, is the venerable Hotel Sacher, with its old Viennese coffee house.
Johann Strauss, the Vienna BoysGÇÖ Choir, Lipizzaner horses and Heurige wine, Vienna is a city of irresistible charm!