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Instagram-Worthy Attractions in Melk, Austria

Imagine you and your fiancé striking a pose in the Austrian city of Melk. The majestic castles, lush greenery, and the picturesque Danube river as the beautiful backdrop. What else do you need for your pre-wedding shoot!

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Marvel at the magnificent Melk Abbey, a Baroque architectural monastery with beautiful frescoes by Austrian painters Johann Michael Rottmayr and Paul Troger.
The 12th century stunning castle- Schloss Schönbühel, built on top of a rock overlooking the Danube is a sight to behold.
The astonishing Artstetten Castle houses the remains of the Austrian royalty. Once a summer palace of the monarchs has been converted into a museum.
Discover the famous legend of Hadmar and the Iron Chain at the ruined Aggstein Castle, built in the 12th century the castle is 300m above the Danube.
Saunter along the Mannerist gardens at the Schallaburg Castle. This castle turned museum organizes annual theme-based exhibitions.

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Located between Melk and the neighboring Krems, the scenery of the Wachau Valley is guaranteed to fill you with wonder.
Seek blessings at the second most important pilgrimage site in Austria - Maria Taferl. Built in Baroque style, the Basilica’s interior has been adorned with gold and frescos.
Bustling with delightful cafes and restaurants, museums and parks, hop on a bicycle with your partner and explore the quaint Melk Old Town.

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Ride 18 km north of Melk to find the pleasant town of Spitz.
Savor some delicious wines from the vineyards of the alluring town. Spitz also has captivating forest trails on offer.
A boat cruise from Melk takes you to the charming Krems an der Donau.
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Munch on some Topfengolatschen, admiring the architecture in the colorful and historic Krems.
A sweet peck on the cheek of your betrothed will be the perfect ending for your pre-wedding video.

 Gaurav Kadam

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