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The story of the Brigittakapelle

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In the district of Brigittenau (Vienna’s 20th district) there is a small chapel with an interesting story. The Brigittakapelle was built during the 17th century by the swiss architect Filiberto Lucchesi and is located in area that saw fighting during the Thirty years’ War. According to one account, the Archduke Leopold Wilhelm was sent to the…

The story of the “Schemerlbrücke”

City Tour of Vienna

Some days ago, your SV explorer went to look for the lions that appear on the cover of the catalogue, which has been prepared for the Otto Wagner exhibition that is taking place at the Vienna Museum. These are located at the “Schemerlbrücke” not far away from the last station of the tram D. The…