Vienna factsBuildings quiz
What jubilee did the Wiener Wurstelprater amusement park celebrate in 2016?
250 years. This institution dates back to the time of the Austrian Empire, when Emperor Joseph II made the Prater open to public in 1766. Soon the first snack bars, stalls and bowling alleys opened up on the grounds and the Wurstelprater was born. The best-known attraction is the Wiener Riesenrad, a 64.75 metre tall Ferris wheel.
How long is the longest single residential building in the world?
1100 meters. Karl-Marx-Hof was built between 1927 and 1930 by city planner Karl Ehn, a follower of Otto Wagner. It held 1,382 apartments. Only 18.5% of the 156,000 m²-large area was built up, with the rest of the area developed into play areas and gardens. At over a kilometre in length (1,100 metres)) and spanning four Straßenbahn (tram) stops, Karl-Marx-Hof is the longest single residential building in the world.
What is the Viennese Hotel Sacher famous for?
From the chocolate cake with apricot filling. The Hotel Sacher is a five-star hotel located in the Innere Stadt first district of Vienna, Austria, vis-à-vis to the Vienna State Opera. It is famous for the specialty of the house, the Sachertorte, a chocolate cake with apricot filling. There is also an art gallery in the hotel with works from the 19th century.
Which of the following capitals produces their own wine?
Vienna. The viticulture in Vienna is operated on an area of 622 hectares of the Viennese urban area (as of 2016). In 2016, 25,341 hectoliters of wine were pressed. This makes Vienna the only major city with significant wine production. A traditional specialty of Viennese viticulture, which has experienced a renaissance in recent years, is the Viennese Gemischter Satz.
Where is that church located?
In Vienna. The St. Charles Church is a baroque church located on the south side of Karlsplatz in Vienna, Austria. It is widely considered the most outstanding baroque church in Vienna, as well as one of the city's greatest buildings. The church is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, one of the great counter-reformers of the sixteenth century.