Building of the Renaissance era
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The coffee house is the Austrian unique building in the Gods and Kings expansion for Civilization V. It replaces the Windmill. Besides providing production bonuses and an engineer specialist slot, it also provides a +25% bonus to the Great Person production rate in its city and can be built on cities that are on hill tiles.
The famous coffeehouses of Austria, found predominantly in the cultural center of Vienna, have long been a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. According to legend, the first coffee house in Vienna was opened by a Polish soldier named Jerzy Franciszek Kulcycki, who discovered a cache of coffee beans left behind by the retreating Ottoman-Turks following the Battle of Vienna in 1683. Vienna's cafe culture blossomed in the 19th century, when writers and artists across the city took comfort in the laid-back atmosphere of the coffeehouse and often lingered throughout the day.