Linz – where the future is now
AS THE European Capital of Culture 2009 and now the UNESCO City of Media Arts, Linz in Upper Austria is a place on the move. This creative city, on the banks of the River Danube, has been a pacemaker for business and technology, and today enjoys a burgeoning tourism industry, thanks to its standing in culture, the arts and nature. It also boasts outstanding visitor attractions, and superb gastronomy. Enjoy this pictorial guide to a city constantly in motion.
- THE PEOPLE…ARS ELECTRONICA CENTER is the ‘Museum of the Future’, a place where all the diverse blends of artistic genres, scientific domains and technological directions are displayed and processed. HOHENRAUSCH, an art appreciation project which is a mixture of a rooftop trek on wooden catwalks, sightseeing from unusual vantage points, art installations, games, and a different way of experiencing the urban space. This year’s theme is on birds.BAKE a Linzer Torte at the famous bakery Jindrak…FOOD & DRINK…
All images © Essential Journeys/Michael Cowton