Spittelberg: Hills of History

You can revisit Vienna 100 years ago and see how the city looks like in the early days. Experience it for yourself by visiting this lovely location!

Oh yes, the 7th also has some spots for history fans like the romantic “Spittelberg” quarter. Lots of tight, picturesque cobbled alleys with beautiful “Biedermeier-Style” houses invite you to a Vienna of hundreds of years ago. Interesting detail: the quarter was formally the centre of prostitution in the 16th century! There are also lots of little galleries and handcraft stores and in December there is a gloomy (and not too crowded) Christmas Market. Become a promenader!

by Lomographic Society

written by fookshit on 2009-11-11 in #world #locations #city-guide-vienna #vienna #tourist-spot #vienna-city-guide #history

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