An echo of the past – numerous sights of Vienna. The city owes its centuries-old history to a huge number of monuments. The center is former, medieval Vienna, surrounded by the Danube Canal and a wide belt of the beltway. Most of the monuments are located in the so-called. inner city. The old layout of squares and streets has been preserved here, among which Gothic architecture from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries is dominant., including St.. Stefan (Stephansdom), whose spire rises above the city, acting as a landmark. After climbing on 343 degrees, you can admire the wonderful panorama. On the site of today's cathedral in the 12th century. there was a Romanesque basilica, demolished after the accession to the throne of Rudolph I.