By Nicholas T. Parsons
Published: 2002; edition: 2; pages: 224
Once the centre of the Habsburg dynasty’s great empire, many-layered Vienna remains a place of great fascination for anyone interested in urban history, architecture and the arts. The detailed walks devised by our Vienna-based author offer a leisurely tour around the sights, with information on the artists, writers, composers and historical figures who have played significant roles in the development of the city. Full descriptions of the world-famous museums and monuments, such as the Hofburg, the Belvedere, the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the exciting Museums Quartier. Hotel, restaurant and café listings; information on Vienna’s many arts festivals, theatre, the music scene, and other events.
Illustrations: Black and white with some maps and line drawings.