Saturday, 21 August 2010

An enchanted Evening
Vienna's 8th District: Josefstadt

Maria Treu
Joseph Haydn's "Mass in Time of War"
was first performed here, on
December 26, 1796.
View from
Maria Treu Gasse

Maria Treu
Detail of the Baroque façade
and the column in front
Jodok Fink Platz

Window with Flower Box
Maria Treu Gasse

Window with Blue Watering Can
Maria Treu Gasse

Maria Treu Gasse


"Holy Trinity"
Sandstone portal
Entrance to the
bakery museum,
coffee house and restaurant
"Alte Backstube"
Lange Gasse 34

I captured these images - all within a city block of Josefstadt -
as the sun was setting on the evening of
19 August 2010
© by Merisi


  1. The photo with the blue watering can......only an artist could capture it. Amazing.

    You've done it again Merisi.

  2. Good morning, Merisi.

    While having my morning cup of Italian roast coffee, I have had such fun feasting my eyes over coffees in Arles and Vienna, marveling at the wonderful light in each of your photos.

    The blue hour is remarkable.

    The stroller on the hallowed steps makes me smile, as does that blue watering can.

    Arles is another place I think I would like to visit. The photography show must have been remarkable. Perhaps the August weather was also remarkable in its own way?

    Best wishes. xo

  3. Remarkable photos. The lighting, architecture and subjects are a feast for the eyes.
    I love the blue watering can in the window. Lovely.

  4. Such lovely dreaming pastels! And how different from your shots of Provence. Your camera found the soul of both places.

  5. Each so artistic a capture, brilliantly done~ Have a delightful and very safe weekend~

  6. Hi, please have a look...

  7. Very nicely done. Thank you.

  8. Beautiful shots. Didn't know about a bakery museum, sounds interesting :)

  9. Thank you all for your wonderful comments! :-)

    the Bakery Museum is quite interesting and the Altwiener Apfelstrudel in the little cafe' is great!
    The restaurant has such cozy rooms, I want to try it at the next opportunity. Everybody was extremely friendly and helpful.

  10. The beauty of this building is something I cannot fathom, without touching it.
    Thank you for letting me get close to understanding what is there.

  11. Browsing your blog, preparing for my upcoming visit to Vienna. Your photos are fabulous. Thanks for your "view."

  12. Browsing your blog in preparation for an upcoming trip to Vienna. I love your perspective on your city. I hope I will be able to capture a bit of it while I am there.


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