Sunday, 15 November 2009

Autumn stroll in Vienna's Stadtpark

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After crossing busy Ringstraße, you enter Stadtpark,
a green oasis right in the center of the city Vienna.
















An Autumn stoll in Vienna's City Park -
the white architecture of the pavillons and the copper green balustrades and bridges make a nice contrast with the coloured leaves.
The river Wienfluss flows peacefully now, but the large river bed protects Vienna from floods in summer thunderstorms.
Here is a link to Wikipedia, if you are interested to know more about Vienna's Stadtpark!

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26 comments:

Tricia said...

Your photos are ALWAYS very beautiful, but these pics are especially beautiful, in my opinion. The changing colors of the trees really set them off.
Is that a set of train tracks beside the road in the 1st photo?

Have a wacky weekend

Janie said...

I love the autumn colors and the architecture in your beautiful park. So nice to have a big green space in the center of a city.

Maria said...

@Tricia, I'm glad you like the pics :). The tracks in the first pic are the lines of a streecar running along Ringstraße. Ringstraße leads around the first district of Vienna.
Some people (and so do I) wish that Ringstraße was a pedestrian zone instead of being a busy three-lane street.
Have a nice weekend! (*gg* what is wacky? Crazy?)

Maria said...

@Janie, although Vienna has about 1,7 million inhabitants, there are some big green spaces in the city and many little parks, too. Prater is the largest green area, and you can get there by Underground in only 10 minutes from the centre of the city.

Arija said...

Your autumn in Vienna is breathtaking. The only thing missing was a twisted paper of hot Chestnuts. It is always a delight to visit here.

Lady Di Tn said...

The colors of fall in the park are brilliant. Thanks for taking us on your stroll and I will go to the site to learn more. Thanks for providing the link. Love the photo of Dora in bed. Peace

RuneE said...

Autumn in Vienna must be wonderful. A heaven for a photographer!

Small City Scenes said...

How wonderful you have something like this in the city. So beautiful. Your pictures are wonderful.

D'ora under the covers looks like my daughters dog, Napoleon. He is either just peeking out from the covers or all the way under. MB

Barbara said...

Maria,
Beautiful Fall captures. Your blog is always a delight to visit.
Smiles Barbara

Reader Wil said...

Brilliant blog! Thanks for showing these wonderful photos! Vienna is on my list of places I should like to see, Maria!

Stine in Ontario said...

The tree s are still golden!

The park is so pretty that it's hard to imagine it's in the centre of the city.

Marie Höglund said...

Lovely serie of Vienna shots. Thanks for sharing :-)

Sylvia K said...

I love everything about the Stadtpark! And your photos are all breathtaking! I love the colors, the reflections in the water! How wonderful to have so much beauty within the city! Thanks for the stroll, Maria, it was wonderful!

Enjoy and stay warm!

Sylvia

Dirkjogt said...

Great autumn colours of the park!

Carol said...

Great photos! Autumn in vienna is beautiful! So nice to have this park in the city.

Jack and Joann said...

That was so nice. Vienna sure is beautiful in the fall. Thanks!

Carolyn Ford said...

What an amazingly beautiful park! And, your photography is exquisite! The trees...Wow!

Holz said...

The city looks like a fairytale!

Denise said...

These photos are incredible Maria, such a beautiful walk you took us on. I have enjoyed seeing Autumn in Vienna through your camera lens.

maiaT said...

Your photos are gorgeous with these last autumn colors.
The park is very much alike our Central park in my town.

OF SPRING AND SUMMER said...

Wonderful autumn pictures from Vienna! Very nice!

ayamlin said...

Hi Maria!
Your city is really beautiful.
I think it everytime I see you pictures.
seeing your pictures, Probably in your city it's colder than in Tokyo.
By the way you're so great to lost your weight.
Please tell me the way you do it.

jeannette stgermain said...

It looks like Vienna has many mature trees, showing off the Fall colors! Beautiful pics Maria!
I've only been in Vienna in the summer. The Fall gives it a somewhat melancholic reminiscent atmosphere.


NB. Melancholic in my book doesn't need to mean depressed:)

ayamlin said...

Hi Maria!
Thank you for telling me about your diet.
I'll check wikipedia later.
Actually I like cow milk very much.
but is it not good for health?
I'm trying to drink soy milk instead of milk sometimes.
I like both milk, soy milk and cow milk.
anyway I'll see wikipedia!
Have a beautiful weekend!

Lily Hydrangea said...

your banner photo is so rich in color. beautiful photo story of your part of the world. thanks for sharing.

Pat's Addition said...

Vienna is a shinning city with the golden leaves. I was only there in summer, too long ago.