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Travel Austria - Gmunden
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Gmunden

gmunden upper austriaInhabitants: 14.000

Gmunden is a town in the Southern part of the federal state Upper Austria and located on the Northern shore of the Lake Traunsee.

Gmunden is famous for its ceramics, the "Gmundner Keramik", which has this typical green-white pattern.

During the time of the Austro Hungarian monarchy Gmunden was accepted for being an high reputated holiday destination. A lot of mansions and villas gives evidence to those glorious times of Gmunden.

In 1990 the city received some fame from the TV-serie "Schlosshotel Orth".

The municipality of Gmunden consits of: Gmunden, Gmunden-Ort, Eck, Ort, Traunleiten, Schlagen Schlagen und Tastlberg, Traundorf, and Traunstein

Already since 1278 Gmunden is known as a city. In the middle ages the city was heavy bastioned.

Trade with salt was always important for Gmunden and the base of its existance. At the beginning of the 19th century the salt trade decreased, and Gmunden had to find a new source of income. In 1862 Gmunden became offically a spa resort.

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The church tower of Gmunden: built in 1301.

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The city gate when you cross the Traun river. An part of the old fortress of Gmunden.

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Orth Castle: built on the Lake Traunsee during the 10 the cenutry.The castle counts to the oldest building in the whole region.

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Through narrow alleys of the city to the Lake Traunsee.

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Gmunden along the Traun river.

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Cafe Schubert located directly next to the Lake Traunsee.

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The city hall of Gmunden: also located directly next to the lake.

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A lovely cake shop in the centre of Gmunden.

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One of the old houses of Gmundens glorious time.

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Cafe Baumgartner ...

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Advertising of Cafe Baumgartner in Gmunden.

Accommodation Hotels:Schlosshotel Freisitz RoithTraunsteinstrasse 874810 Gmunden

Seehotel Schwan KGRathausplatz 84810 Gmunden

Hotel EsplanadeEsplanade 14810 Gmunden

Hotel - Gasthof SteinmaurerTraunsteinstrass¸e 234810 Gmunden

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