Unique places of Austria

Unique places of AustriaIce cave Eisraisenwelt

Eisraisenwelt ice caveThe world’s largest ice cave, Eisraiswenwelt is located in the Austrian Alps, just forty kilometers from Salzburg in the Hochkogel mountain.

The name «Eisraisenwelt» means «giant ice world.» It’s hard to argue with that. Inside the cave are frozen ice arches and gigantic walls, stalactites and stalagmites — altogether more than 30,000 cubic meters of ice. Read more …

 

Church of St. Barbara — Hundertwasser redesign

Unique places of Austria

Church of St. BarbaraThe Austrian town of Bernbach is famous for its interesting sight — the Church of St. Barbara. The inconspicuous church became famous after an unusual restoration. The redesign has volunteered to make the famous Austrian artist Hundertwasser. He became famous for his unique «natural» style, showing the unity of man and the world. It happened with the church. The artist turned the dilapidated building into a fabulous Christian monastery. Multi-colored roof, windows, framed by intricate drawings, made the church a work of art. The appearance of the facade resembles a wave. So the artist conveyed the idea of ​​purification from sins. The clock on the bell tower is decorated with symbols replacing the numbers. Read more …

 

Das Park — hotel in sewer pipes

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Das Park — hotel in sewer pipesAmazing Austria offers travelers to choose an unusual place for an overnight stay. Das Parkhotel will accommodate guests in sewer pipes. You should not be frightened, the pipes have long been lifted to the surface, washed off, arranged well and are waiting for guests. The creators of the hotel promote the idea of ​​using unnecessary things in hotel design. Pieces of huge tubes are located right on the grass. Inside, guests will find a minimum of amenities: a bed, a bedside table, a power outlet, a desk lamp, a small window upstairs, bed linen. For a fee, you can use the showers and swimming pool. Comical things with toilets. Read more …

 

Hotel designed by Hundertwasser — like a fairy tale

Unique places of Austria

Hotel Rogner Bad Blumau Austria invites you to visit the fabulous hotel — Rogner Bad Blumau. Nearby are the healing thermal springs. The peculiarity of the wellness center and the hotel is an unusual design. He came up with an extraordinary project by a famous artist, architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. According to his plan, a center was created that exists in harmony with nature. The shape of the building is reminiscent of children’s drawings. Asymmetrical windows, sloping roofs, bright domes. Homes appear to come from the earth. The roofs are covered with lawns, small parks, trees. So the architect returned to nature a part that he took during construction. Read more …