Tourists love to shop along the Karntnerstrasse that is located in the downtown core of Vienna, Austria between St. Stephens Cathedral and the State Opera House. Here you will find a large pedestrian shopping area, the Hotel Ambassador and many cafes and restaurants. A very well known street in downtown Vienna which brings out many tourists every year.The Hotel Ambassador is a Vienna historical landmark that is home to the past and present days of downtown Vienna. Since 1945, this masterpiece of architecture has been known as the Hotel Ambassador with renovations recently being done in 2001. This elegant hotel has a motto relating to art and culture which includes the decor, atmosphere, good food, wines and the shops throughout the hotel.Many famous people have stayed at the Hotel Ambassador such as Theodore Roosevelt, Charles Lindbergh, Henry Ford III and this is just the beginning of the list. If you can pull yourself away from the beauty of the hotel, step outside the doors and tour through downtown Vienna, Austria and see the other shops along the Karntnerstrasse.For those who need a rest while shopping in downtown Vienna, there are seats along the Karntnerstrasse and fountains for those requiring a drink. This downtown area was once home to shops that were very well established and had been in business for years, but now only a few of them remain with more shops moving in aimed at the younger generation which is great for tourism.People that come to Vienna, Austria, especially if they are shoppers, find the Karntnerstrasse to be one of their favorite past times. Not only are the buildings, shops and Hotel Ambassador amazing, but the aura that surrounds downtown is unique in its own way.Shops in the Karntnerstrasse in downtown Vienna, Austria, Europe
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/5.0, exposure time of 1/125 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 43mm.
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