Vienna - refuge for Czechs for centuries

29-10-2001

This week, Rob Cameron takes a stroll through the city of Vienna, the former hub of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The city has lost little of its imperial charm, and is still famous for its opera, cafes and Wienerschnitzel. But what many people don't know is that Vienna has over the centuries attracted large numbers of Czechs: a quick glance at the Vienna telephone directory reveals thousands of Czech names.

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