5/27/2006: Vienna and around
Lobby, Coronado Hotel, Zurich.
Vienna through window of Khun Sak's car.
A small park near our apartment.
Kurpark or Spa Garden in Baden, resort city to the south of Vienna, about 26 km.
The most important sulfuric spring in Baden is in the Spa Park (Kurpark) and is known as Source Spring or Roman Spring. Baden has been a well-known health resort for nearly 2000 years!
With our generous hosts, Sida and Pi Paibool and Khun Sak - Pravet's childhood friend.
Water Sprite built in 1903.
At Kurpark people are welcomed to listen to a free concert of classical music throughout the year.
This year commemorates the 250th annivarsary of Mozart so most of the music pieces played are from his renown collection.
Lanner and Strauss monument, built in 1912, with Mozart Temple at the backdrop.
The bronze statues of Josef Lanner and Johann Strauss (the father).
Partly seen here is the Sommer Arena, where operettas are held during summer.
Stadtpfarrkirche St. Stephan, Baden's parish church, 15th century. Above the altarpiece, the Stoning of St. Stephan(the Protomartyr)
painted by the famous baroque artist, Paul Troger.
Gumpoldskirchen is renowned throughout the world for its excellent wines. It is situated just to the south of Vienna, be fore Baden, in the so-called Thermenregion. Soil condition, climate and the sites of the vineyards have established its fame.
The wine of Gumpoldskirchen is justly praised as king of wines and wine of kings.
The parish church of St. Michael, built between 1400-1450.
Pravet and his beloved companion....the remote control!!!
In Vienna we stayed in an apartment near Wien Westbahnhof. The room is very spacious, with king size bed and additional sofa bed.
It has a kitchenette with necessary utensils and bathroom with shower (towels provided) and daily cleaning. All these for 54 euros per night.
Gally Apartments Vienna
Budget accommodation, comfortable vacation rentals
A-1150 Wien; Arnsteingasse 25
Tel.: +43 1 8929073
Fax: +43 1 8931028