Amazing Austria

Death – a booming business When the Viennese say “He’s taken the 71“, they are metaphorically referring to “the end of the line” or the Zentralfriedhof (pronounced cen-Trail-freed-hof) Cemetery, which really means that the person has died. The Zentralfriedhof is one of Europe’s largest cemeteries. Beethoven, Brahms, Johann Strauss Sr. and Jr., Schubert, and 1980s pop…

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