Austria House Rio 2016 (VIDEO)

With the summer Olympics in full force – athletes, visiting fans, and locals have been exploring what Rio’s party scene has to offer. Rio de Janeiro is known as one of the best party scene’s in the world, and the Olympic hospitality houses are no exception.

Hospitality houses have become a tradition at the Olympic Games– in Bejing and London they were some of the most popular places to visit by athletes and fans. More than 30 countries have residencies that offer a spectacular setting for watching the games on the big screen and experiencing each individual culture.

The Austria House in particular has been an enormous success, highlighting Austrian culture through traditional music, food, and more. Some of the most popular bites to eat at it’s restaurant and bakery include Kaiser rolls, Kornzpitz bread rolls (made with rye, wheat, grain of soy, linseed and salt), the Wiener Schnitzel (a kind of breaded beef), and the delicious drink Hugo. According to workers, demand has been so high the business can barely keep up.

Check out highlights from the Austria House in the video below!

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Rachel Harvill

Rachel has been swimming ever since she can remember. She grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area where she learned to love swimming with the Walnut Creek Aquabears. She took her passion for swimming to Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where she primarily competes in sprint freestyle events. In addition …

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