Tall Stories 171: The Gänsehäufel

08.27.2019 - By Monocle 24: The Urbanist

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We take a final glance through the ‘Summer Weekly’ newspaper and wade into Vienna’s Old Danube. This inactive arm of the river is home to the Gänsehäufel, an island oasis dotted with lawns, beaches and pools that offer respite from the city’s soaring summer temperatures.

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