New Vienna

The new Vienna is called Donau City

Donau City Vienna, Austria

Donau City Vienna, Austria

The new city is on the left bank and is described as a city within a city. It is Vienna’s version of a science technology park called Tech Gate Vienna. It is a multi-use community with office, commercial, residential [70%] , cultural, recreational, café, restaurant, school, and church spaces.

Residential part of Donau City

Residential part of Donau City (Low rise)

Residential part of Donau City

Residential part of Donau City (High rise)

Communication tower

Communication tower

Behind the trees on the grassy Boulevard is another channel for the Danube River. It consists of a series of dams to help control the water level in the river during times of flooding.

Watch out for traffic on the River.

Watch out for traffic on the River.

Rafting, don't they look cozy?

Rafting, don’t they look cozy?

Light house and graffiti under the bridge

Light house and graffiti under the bridge

Donau City Tower 1 and  Reichsbrücke (German for Empire Bridge)

Donau City Tower 1 and Reichsbrücke (German for Empire Bridge)

The Empire Bridge connects the new city with the old Vienna at St. Francis of Assisi’s church in the Mexico Plaza.

Follow this link to see a 360° view of the old and new Vienna and the magnificent church from the deck of the riverboat.

Old meets New

Old meets New

In the old city new construction stands in contrast to the classic architecture. Here the old astronomical observatory stands beside the modern glass tower.

In the Park the big Ferris wheel, first built in the early 1900s, still serves to entertain and provide a wonderful view of the city. The wheel moves slow and each cart is large enough for you to have lunch or get married while the wheel turns.

Wiener Riesenrad (German for "Viennese giant wheel")

Wiener Riesenrad (German for “Viennese giant wheel”)

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