Vienna, the capital of Austria and home to 2 million residents, is situated on the banks of the Danube. The influx of visitors from all over the world has made Vienna the most popular urban tourist destination in Austria. The city's location, not far from the splendors of Budapest and Prague, has made it a hotline to Eastern Europe, as well as a major center of modern business and cultural life. It is said that the most melodic German is spoken in the old city.
Vienna is a romantic, imperial city. What was once the heart of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy is now what dreams are made of. Vienna is home to museums, exhibitions, theatres, concert halls, world famous State Opera, incredible architecture, the famous Viennese coffee houses, a diverse range of bars and clubs and a culinary diversity which includes delights such as semolina dumpling soup and apple strudel.