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EMArg Nov 7, 2020 1:13 AM

Vienna: Donau City (Financial District)





Donau City, or Vienna DC, is a new part of Vienna's 22nd District Donaustadt, next to both the Reichsbrücke and the left bank of the Danube's 21.1 km new channel, Neue Donau. Following the cancellation of the EXPO in 1991 was then still in the undeveloped area within a few years, an urban centre with residential and office buildings, research facilities, recreational facilities and event locations, the Donau City. The Donau City development concept is a broad mix of uses: office and commercial uses, up to 70 percent, residential use of about 20 percent, and cultural and recreational use of approximately 10 percent. Approximately 7,500 people currently live and work in this new "city within a city". With the overall expansion, which is expected to be completed in 2012, the population could increase to 15,000. International companies such as IBM, sanofi-aventis and Bauholding Strabag SE are also located in Donau City. Also established are well-known high-tech companies that deal with their employees and scientific institutions in Vienna's first Science and Technology Park, Tech Gate Vienna.






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EMArg Nov 7, 2020 1:13 AM

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EMArg Nov 7, 2020 1:14 AM

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JMKeynes Nov 7, 2020 12:24 PM

Beautiful!!!!

EMArg Nov 10, 2020 12:50 AM

Indeed :D

EMArg Nov 10, 2020 12:56 AM

Vienna: Metro




The Vienna U-Bahn is one of the two rapid transit (metro) systems for Vienna, Austria. The second system is the Vienna S-Bahn. With the September 2017 opening of the 4.6 kilometers (2.9 mi), five-station extension of the U1 line, the five-line U-Bahn network consists of 83.1 kilometers (51.6 mi) of route, serving 109 stations. It is the backbone of one of the best performing public transport systems worldwide according to UITP (International Association of Public Transport) in June 2009. More than 1.3 million passengers rode the Vienna U-Bahn every day in 2009, and 567.6 million passengers used the U-Bahn in 2011, which declined to 428.8 million passengers in 2013. The network is undergoing expansion and rolling stock renewal. Since 1969, 200 million euros have been invested annually in the extension of the Vienna U-Bahn. The modern U-Bahn opened on 25 February 1978b (after test operations began on 8 May 1976), but two of the lines extended and later designated as U-Bahn (U4, U6) date back to the Stadtbahn ("city railway") system, which opened in 1898. Parts of the U2 and U6 lines began as subway tunnels built to accommodate earlier tram lines. Only the U1 and U3 were built wholly as new subway lines. Lines are designated by a number and the prefix "U" (for U-Bahn) and identified on station signage and related literature by a colour. There are five lines; U1, U2, U3, U4 and U6. Since the late 1960s there have been numerous suggestions of routings for a line U5, but all these projects had been shelved until the construction of a new U5 was announced in early 2014. Stations are often named after streets, public spaces or districts, and in some special cases after prominent buildings at or near the station, although the policy of the Wiener Linien states that they prefer not to name stations after buildings.






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EMArg Nov 10, 2020 12:56 AM

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EMArg Nov 12, 2020 1:33 AM

Night in Vienna





Continuing with Vienna, this set shows this magnificent city at night:







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EMArg Nov 12, 2020 1:34 AM

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EMArg Nov 12, 2020 1:35 AM

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JMKeynes Nov 12, 2020 4:40 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!! :cheers::cheers::cheers:

EMArg Nov 14, 2020 1:39 AM

Big Palacies of Vienna






Following next, an overview of some of the most imposing palaces of Vienna:







Parliament:





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EMArg Nov 14, 2020 1:40 AM

MuseumsQuartier:




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Museums: Naturhistorisches & Kunthistorisches




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EMArg Nov 14, 2020 1:41 AM

Theseus Temple:



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EMArg Nov 14, 2020 1:42 AM

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EMArg Nov 17, 2020 1:27 AM

Vienna: Votivkirche






The Votivkirche is a neo-Gothic style church located on the Ringstraße. Construction began in 1856, and it was dedicated twenty-six years later on April 24, 1879, the occasion of the silver jubilee of the royal couple. The church was one of the first buildings to be built on the Ringstraße. Since the city walls still existed at that point, the church had no natural parishioners. At that time it was meant as a garrison church, serving the many soldiers that had come to Vienna in the wake of 1848 Revolution. The church is not located directly on the boulevard but along a broad square (now the Sigmund Freud Park) in front of it. The Votivkirche is made out of white sandstone, similar to the Stephansdom, and therefore has to be constantly renovated and protected from air-pollution and acid rain, which tends to colour and erode the soft stone. The church has undergone extensive renovations after being badly damaged during World War II. Since its architectural style is quite similar to the Stephansdom, it often gets mistaken for it by tourists, in part because both churches have patterned tiling on their roofs. In reality the two churches differ in age by more than 700 years. The design of this church has been closely imitated in the Gedächtniskirche in Speyer, Germany, the Cathedral of St. Helena in Helena, Montana, USA, and the Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk in Oostende, Belgium.







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EMArg Nov 17, 2020 1:28 AM

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EMArg Nov 17, 2020 1:32 AM

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