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Mercure Hotel Wien Westbahnhof
ACCOR Austria Invest GmbH FelberstraÃŸe 4 A-1150 Wien Vienna, Austria.
Vienna being capital and also primary city of Austria encompasses a population of about 1.8 million, with nearly one-third of the Austria’s population in metropolitan area. Vienna is located in the Eastern part of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. It is the seventh largest city by population inside the city restraints in the European Union. Vienna is host to many major International organizations, including the United Nations and OPEC. In 2001, the city center was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Vienna is well known for having played an essential role as a leading European music center, from the great age of Viennese Classicism through the early part of the 20th century. The notable focal point of Vienna is rich in architectural ensembles, including Baroque castles and gardens, and the late 19th century Ringstraße lined with grand building, monuments and parks.
Vienna stood in the sixth place globally in the 2014 Innovation Cities Index, which analyzed 162 indicators in covering three areas: Culture, Infrastructure, and Markets. The city of Vienna connects real significance to science and research. In 2014 , Vienna has accommodated 1,329 research facilities and 40,400 persons are employed in the R&D sector. 35% of Austria’s R&D expenses are invested in Vienna.
Major tourists attractions include palaces of the Hofburg and Schonbrunn(Home tobthe world’s oldest zoo, Tiergarten Schonbrunn) and the Riesenrad in the Prater. Cultural highlights include the Burgtheater, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Lippizaner horses at the Spanische Hofreitschule and the Vienna Boy’s Choir as well as excursions to Vienna’s Heurigen district Doubling. Vienna attract about 6.8 million tourists a year.