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The Ambassador Hotel looks back on a tradition that is shaped by 200 years of contemporary history. The surroundings of the hotel and the building itself are part of a fascinating past and an active today.

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The composer Franz Lehar, a friend of the hotel, gives a concert to open the restaurant named after him. European History, European Style, European Fashion, Franz Lehar, Ambassador Hotel, Contemporary History, Restaurant Names, Vienna, Concert

Die lustige Witwe 1930 - Hotel Ambassador, Vienna, Austria

The composer Franz Lehar, a friend of the hotel, gives a concert to open the restaurant named after him.

Time & Place: Mahler's Life in Vienna Gustav Mahler, Ambassador Hotel, Contemporary History, Mark Twain, Vienna, Hungary, Funeral, Austria, Balcony

Time & Place: Mahler's Life in Vienna

“Our Famous Guest” is a nickname given to Mark Twain, who arrived in Vienna on Sept 28, 1897 for nearly two years. Among other pursuits, Twain watched the funeral of assassinated Empress Elizabeth, from the balcony of the Krantz Hotel (now the Ambassador) on Sept 17 1898.

A commemorative plaque at the Hotel Ambassador, where Mark Twain lived for several months during his Vienna stay, was unveiled during the Mark Twain Centennial, April (photo: U. Mark Twain, Ambassador Hotel, Contemporary History, At The Hotel, Vienna, April 21, Lost, Dreams, City

A commemorative plaque at the Hotel Ambassador, where Mark Twain lived for several months during his Vienna stay, was unveiled during the Mark Twain Centennial, April 21, 2010. (photo: U.S. Embassy Vienna)