Vienna the Heart of Europe

Photohomage to the Capital of Austria by Eric Berger Photographer

  • Vienna was for centuries Imperial capital and residence of the Habsburgs, and thus as the capital of the Holy Roman Empire, the Empire of Austria and as one of the two capitals of Austro-Hungarian Empire a cultural and political centre of Europe. As the fifth largest city in the world after London, New York, Paris and Chicago, Vienna was around the year 1910 over two million inhabitants. After the end of the first world war, Vienna lost about a quarter of its inhabitants.

The old town of Vienna, which is dominated by the Habsburg reign, as well as the Palace of Schönbrunn were recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. St. Stephen's Cathedral, next to the Ferris wheel in the Prater amusement park and other tourist attractions a landmark of Vienna, overlooked as one of the highest buildings in the city and as a church downtown. #150JahreRingstrassen

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  • Vienna is a city with very high quality of life. The international Mercer study 2015, compared quality of life based on 39 criteria such as political, economic, social and environmental factors in 230 cities worldwide where, Vienna ranked the first for the seventh time in a row. A study by the United Nations saw Vienna 2012 as the wealthiest city in the world.
Town Hall

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Eric Berger ist Lehrgangsleiter der LIK Akademie für Foto und Design

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