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Vienna is the capital of Austria, and lies in the country’s east on the Danube River. Its artistic and intellectual history was shaped by residents including Mozart, Beethoven and Sigmund Freud and is also known for its Imperial palaces, including Schönbrunn. In the Museum district, historic and contemporary buildings display works by Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and others. It also has exciting contemporary museums, vibrant eating and nightlife scenes, and many corners to explore. Vienna is a city where post-modern and contemporary architectural designs contrast and blend with the historic. The Museums Quartier is a perfect example, with modern buildings integrated into a public space created around the former stables for the royal horses.