iJourneys Vienna

  • by Elyse Weiner
  • 1 hrs and 38 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

In this audio tour through Vienna, hear about cannonballs, still embedded in the Cathedral Spire, that were fired by Turks 500 years ago; listen to a clock designed in the fantastic Viennese Art Nouveau Style; hear why the Waltz was considered naughty in Strauss' time; explore winding streets Mozart knew and find out where he first performed at age six; savor the aromas of Vienna's intellectual coffee houses; examine treasures in the apartments where emperors lived for nearly a thousand years; stand on the Stars of the Musical Mile, dedicated to classical greats; discover cakes being made in one of the city's best cafes; experience the Holocaust memorial; hear about a preening self portrait by a church sculptor; discover a church once painted by Adolf Hitler; visit public toilets designed by an architectural maverick; stop at a street kiosk for a crunchy hot dog with mustard; wander delightful hidden courtyards; and walk through the fanciest shops of Salzburg.


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Very good

Only problem I ever have with speaker is she talks toooo slowly. I wish I could play her at 110% speed
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- SandiS

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-22-2007
  • Publisher: iJourneys, LLC