Austria: Innsbruck and Mayrhofen

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Innsbruck is a very popular destination of winter sports . It's capital of Tyrol , western state of Austria. Inn is the main river, the name Innsbruck ย means bridge over Inn. My accommodation was very close to the river. My first destination was the cable car up toย Hafelekar. We went toย Nordkette which is a part ofย Austria's largest natural park. Then we went to the 300-meter high mountain station of the cable car Hungerburg (designed by the renowned Zaha Hadid) to enjoy a breathtaking view of the city. After reaching the Hungerburg…
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Austria: Salzburg

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Train from Innsbruc to Salzburg takes approximately 2 hours. Salzburg is renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. Salzach river is the tributary of Inn and main river in Salzburg. We visited Hellbrunn Palace & Trick Fountains. This was a pleasure palace for Salzburg prince - archbishops. Trick fountain is quite spectacular. Hellbrunn Mountain is a naturally abundant source of water, which inevitably became a central design feature of the palace grounds. The centerpiece is provided by Mannerist trick fountains that…
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Austria: Day trip to Hallstatt

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡นย ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น It was a full day trip from Salzburg . We took an early morning bus no 150 toย Bad Ischl and then train fromย Bad Ischl to Hallstatt railway station. Finally ferry across the lake to Hallstatt village. The village is very pretty , surrounded by mountains and worth of at least a night's stay. From ferry terminal its about 15 min walk to cable car to go up the mountains. Funicular ride was very scenic and enjoyable. It was roughly 700M walk to the entrance of the mine. On the wayย spectacularย World Heritage…
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