March 28, 2009

Vienna: City of Imperial Elegance with a Modern Twist

Vienna is a city that traces its origins to settlements by the Celtic tribes in approximately 500 BC. Throughout the ages this important European capital has been transformed into a dominant center of art, commerce, and culture. One of the cleanest cities in Europe and also one of the most hip and modern at the same time, Vienna is an exciting place to witness the juxtaposition of classic and modern. Gothic, Rococo and Baroque structures are often facing modern and contemporary edifices, not only in the center of the city but all throughout. I'm excited to share some examples with you below...

(all images copyright of Lili Rahmati;

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