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Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

Tsentral cafe

In the Internal small town of the Austrian capital Ferstel’s (Palais Ferstel) palace has settled down. The southern facade the palace leaves on huge triangular Frayyung Square (Freyung), northwest – on Herrengasse Street. The palace with an arcadian court yard in 1860 for the State Austro-Hungarian bank architect Henry Ferstel is constructed.

The grayish stately building erected in style of the neorenaissance, laid out from the tyosany stone, topped with columns, statues, arch windows and lace of balcony ogorazhivaniye – by right call «Ringshtrasse’s pearl». Ringshtrasse (Ringstrasse) is a parkway half ring where the large quantity of historical monuments of Vienna is concentrated. Henry von Ferstel created a palace under impression of long voyage across Italy. In the form of Ferstel’s palace lines of the Florentine, Venetian architecture are guessed.

Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

Snutri of a palace

The stock exchange was located on a ground floor. In 1877 the known cafe "Tsentral" (Cafe Central) has revealed, it became a place of meetings of the literary and creative intellectuals. There were many celebrities, the Austrian writer Peter Altenberg even suited in cafe similarity of an office for work. The sculpture of the writer at an entrance in "Main line" costs and now. The cafe which has endured post-war restoration, again invites public, its interior with the semicircular arches of a ceiling and bulky columns has remained the almost constant.

Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

Trading galleries "Frayung-Passazh"

At Ferstel’s palace in 2010 has passed 150-year anniversary. The part of its rooms is at present taken away under banquets and concerts; cafes, antique shops, trading galleries "Frayung-Passazh" and shop of chocolate of times a day receive guests.

Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

One of Frayung-Passazha shops

Ferstels palace: Italian motives in the Austrian architecture

Ferstel’s palace

Ferstel’s (Palais Ferstel) palace

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