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Vienna – activities for Family and Kids

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UNO-City – Vienna International Center Wagramer Strasse 3-5 1220 Wien +43-1-26060-3328 Fax: +43-1-26060-5899 This group offers tours of the city specifically for children. Best of all, the tours are available in languages besides German. Schloss Schönbrunn Schönbrunner Schloss-strasse, A-1130 Vienna Tel: +43 1 811 13 The biggest attraction in the Western part of Vienna is […]

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Vienna – attractions

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Overview Vienna has not always been considered such a romantic destination. The city found itself just a few miles from the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Hence, trade ceased with the East, and foreigners found little reason to visit a war-torn city. However, with the sudden popularity and growth of the Eastern Jewels (Budapest, […]

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Vienna – city info

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Main Information Country: Republic of Austria Capital: Vienna Time: Austria uses Central European Time (CET). Hence, clocks are one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST). Currency: 1 Austrian schilling (öS) = 100 groschen. The schilling is pegged to the Deutschmark at a 7:1 rate, meaning […]