line the roof of the Museum of Natural History.
Herodotus, the "Father of History",
is holding his hand out over the city.
The Parliament Building and City Hall
From the hills beyond, the vineyards of the 19th District,
and the trees of the Vienna Woods beckon.
The two belfries to the left,
beyond the Volksgarten's Rose Garden,
belong to Heinrich von Ferstel's Gothic Revival Votive Church
(Votivkirche), to the right the Burgtheater (Austrian National Theatre, formerly the Imperial Court Theatre),
sits opposite City Hall on Ringstrasse.
and the Volksgarten's Rose Garden.
The building in the background to the left
is the Main Building of the University of Vienna,
one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe.
The view here comprises the Ringstrasse at the bottom left, the Parliament Building and City Hall at the left margin of the picture, the Rose Garden and the Volksgarten in the center, and a corner of Heldenplatz to your right.
Turning to the right, past the Volksgarten, at the upper right, beyond the Chancellery at Ballhaus Platz, the roof and the belfry of the Minorite Church (Minoritenkirche) slide into view.
The Imperial Palace's (Hofburg) "Leopoldine Wing"
lines one side of the square.
Beyond the Hofburg,
the cupola of St. Peter's church,
and the tower of St.Stephen's Cathedral
Vienna Rooftop Views
The Museum of Natural History
Photographed May 11, 2008
with my little Sony Cybershot
Images and Text © by Merisi
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