Saturday, December 14, 2013

Town Hall and Christmas Market in Vienna, Austria

Wien - Vienna - Vienne - Viena (Austria)

Rathaus mit dem traditionellen Christkindlmarkt
(Town Hall with a traditional Christmas market)

postmarked in 2012 with two Austria stamps

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The Rathaus is a building in Vienna which serves as the seat both of the mayor and city council of the city of Vienna.  It was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt in the Gothic style, and built between 1872 and 1883. On the top of the tower is the Rathausmann, (statue that guards the city) one of the symbols of Vienna.
Austria stamp 2012
Wildtiere und Jagd (Wildlife and Hunting) 
Rotfuchs - Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) 90 
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Austria stamp 2012
175 Jahre Eisenbahn fur Osterreich (175 years of railways for Austria) 90

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