Austria is an incredible country with stunning landscapes and beauties all year round. Here we collected 10 reasons why this country is worth a visit 🙂
1) State Opera
It is the largest State Opera House in Austria, opened in 1869 with Mozart’s opera “Don Giovanni”. The theater building was completely destroyed in 1945 and then rebuilt from scratch.
The Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut area is in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In 2001 it had 946 inhabitants. In 2012, Chinese mining company China Minmetals Corporation built a full-scale replica of the entire town in Huizhou, Guangdong province.
Liechtenstein Gorge is not only one of the most beautiful, it is also one of the longest and deepest accessible wild water ravines in the Alps. This magnificent natural phenomenon is well worth a visit.
4) Hundertwasser House
This very colorful house was built in 1983-1986 under the project of architect Hundertwasser and Cravinho. People also name it as one of the most avant-garde buildings in Vienna.
Besides enjoying the beauty of the city, which is surrounded with mountains, you can visit the house on Getreidegasse, 9, where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born.
6) Ski and snowboarding resourts
Austria has lots of winter resourts with full equipment for the ski or snowboard lovers in its charming alpine villages, from the upmarket Kitzbühel to the lively après ski scene offered by Söll.
7) Swarovski museum
This museum was opened in Innsbruck in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Austrian company that specializes in the manufacture of ornaments of glass and natural gemstones.
8) Viennese Schnitzel
For Vienna’s famous steak is used veal and lots of fat for frying pan. This delicious dish is a must-try for meat lovers.
Seegrotte Hinterbrühl is a former gypsum mine with mystic drifts, a mining- and the largest underground lake in Europe.
10) Apple Strudel
A traditional Viennese strudel is a popular pastry in Austria and in many countries in Europe that once belonged to the Austro-Hungarian empire (1867–1918). The oldest known strudel recipe is from 1696, a handwritten recipe housed at the Wienbibliothek im Rathaus.
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