Café Griensteidl

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Café Griensteidl in Vienna, Austria

Café Griensteidl is a traditional Viennese café located at Michaelerplatz 2 across from St. Michael's Gate at the Hofburg Palace in the Innere Stadt first district of Vienna, Austria. The cafe was founded in 1847 by former pharmacist Heinrich Griensteidl.<ref name="griensteidl">Template:Cite web</ref><ref name="baedeker">Template:Cite book</ref> In the January 1897, the original building was demolished during the course of the renovation of Michaelerplatz.<ref name="griensteidl"/> In 1900, the café was reopened and became a popular location among the Viennese coffeehouse culture. During the early twentieth century, the café was frequented by many artists, musicians, and writers, including Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Arthur Schnitzler, Arnold Schoenberg, Hugo Wolf, and Stefan Zweig.<ref name="griensteidl"/>




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