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November, December – the ideal time of year to absorb the autumn mood prevailing the cemeteries of Vienna. Or perhaps you would like to avail of the opportunity to be accompanied by a professional tour guide? And of course Christmas is around the corner! Surely there is no more enjoyable way of spending this time of expectation than by strolling along Vienna’s festively adorned streets! Look up our tips regarding current exhibitions!

St. Marx Cemetary

One of the very few Biedermeier cemeteries from the first half of the 19th century can be found in Vienna: In the St. Marx Cemetery interments were carried out well into the 1880’s.

The most famous person to be buried here was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The approximate location of his grave is indicated by a monument. On a stroll through this idyllic setting you will discover other famous personalities, for example the inventorof the sewing machine, Josef Madersperger, the owner of the carrousel in the Prater, Basilio Calafati, the painters Moritz Daffinger and Peter Fendi, or the first Pamina in “TheMagic Flute,” Anna Gottlieb.

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St. Marx Cemetary

One of the very few Biedermeier cemeteries from the first half of the 19th century can be found in Vienna: In the St. Marx Cemetery interments were carried out well into the 1880’s.

The most famous person to be buried here was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The approximate location of his grave is indicated by a monument. On a stroll through this idyllic setting you will discover other famous personalities, for example the inventorof the sewing machine, Josef Madersperger, the owner of the carrousel in the Prater, Basilio Calafati, the painters Moritz Daffinger and Peter Fendi, or the first Pamina in “TheMagic Flute,” Anna Gottlieb.

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Christmas in Vienna

The Viennese Christmas markets will once again open their doors at the end of November. Their magical ambience and surroundings will delight visitors of all ages throughout the Christmas holiday. Experience the advent season in Vienna in front of the Vienna Rathaus (town hall), Belvedere Palace, Schönbrunn Palace, at the artisans’ market on Spittelberg and innumerable other places.

Get into pre-Christmas spirit right away by walking through the most attractive markets and learn many interesting facts about Viennese Christmas and advent traditions and customs. You might be quite surprised to hear about when and how these traditions evolved. And keep this important detail in mind: in Vienna, we don’t have Saint Claus. Rather, well-behaved children get a visit from the Christkind (or Christ Child).

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Our recommendations for your stay in Vienna:

New Exhibtitions:

Velazquez,Painter to the King: Oct 28, 2014 - Feb 15, 2015: >> Museum of Fine Arts
Ways to Modernism: Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, and Their Impact: Dec 17, 2014 - Apr 19, 2015: >>AustrianMuseumofApplied Arts

Events:

Christmas Marktes: >> Details
Christmas Cribs at St. Peter´s Church: >> Details

We wish you a pleasant pre-festive season!

Sincerley

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