In 2023, Vienna will celebrate "150 Years of the Vienna World's Fair". Vienna reinvented itself in the years around 1873, which is why Vienna will celebrate its past, present, and future in 2023 in the spirit of great urban visions.
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Why is the time around 1873 still so incredibly important for Vienna today? It was in those years that Vienna became a global city. And at the time, stakes were driven in that are still essential to Vienna's high quality of life. Everything was about new beginnings and exactly 150 years later, Vienna is under similar portents. . What happens in Vienna today will still be hugely relevant 150 years from now. All of which will be celebrated in grand style in 2023. And there's are plenty of reasons to come to Vienna to be inspired by the spirit of the 1873 World's Fair and by contemporary Vienna.
Numerous highlights await your customers: in spring 2023, a new exhibition venue of the special kind, which is reminiscent of the legendary rotunda, opens with "Panorama Vienna". The Viennese museum are in the spirit of the World´s Fair as well: the Museum of Technology, the Weltmuseum and the MAK (Museum of Applied Arts) will have special exhibitions. A special new Viennese music venue opens in anniversary year 2023 with the "House of Strauss" in the historic Casino Zögernitz. The venue will offer a museum dedicated to the Strauss dynasty, as well as concerts, events, and a brasserie. Attention will also be focused on Vienna's hotel sector and food scene in 2023. The legendary Hotel Imperial as well as Café Landtmann, one of the best known of Vienna's Ringstrasse cafés, are also celebrating their 150th birthday.
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