Encyclopedia > Simmering, Vienna

  Article Content

Simmering, Vienna

Simmering is the 11th district of Vienna, the capital of Austria. It is the part of town travellers arriving at Schwechat Airport invariably have to cross on their way to the city. Simmering's most striking feature is probably the largest cemetery in Vienna, the Zentralfriedhof (http://www.xs4all.nl/~androom/dead/zentral.htm), opened in 1874, with lots of Ehrengräber (Brahms, Beethoven, Schönberg, Schubert and "the waltz king" Johann Strauß are interred there).


See also simmering (cooking technique).



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
French resistance

... the CNR. Giraud found himself outmaneuvered by De Gaulle and left in October 1943. In June 7 1943 Gestapo captured resistance member René Hardy[?]. Klaus Barbie tortured ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 50.6 ms