Vienna's imperial heritage

Once the centre of the vast Austro-Hungarian Empire, Vienna has left an indelible mark on the main cities of its former dominions. And even though these are now independent states in their own right, that imperial heritage lives on. I wonder what this means for them.

This programme was first broadcast on the 204th edition of The Urbanist on Monocle 24

Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace. Photo: Arian Zwegers

Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace. Photo: Arian Zwegers