Curious Traveler

Curious Vienna

01/18/2019 | 25m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Who were the Habsburgs, Maria Theresa, Franz Joseph and Sisi? How did they shape Vienna? What is the Ringstrasse, and why are there so many oversized, ornate public buildings dotting it? Where did Mozart perform as a 6-year-old prodigy? When and why did Austria shrink to a tenth of its size? What do the eagles on the rooftop of St. Stephen’s Cathedral symbolize?

Aired: 01/18/19

Expires: 10/05/20

Rating: TV-G

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television