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Albertina Museum
This not-to-be-missed collection is home to some of the greatest...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Am Hof
In the Middle Ages, the ruling Babenberg family built its castle...
Squares The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Augustinerkirche
Built during the 14th century and presenting the most unified...
Religious Sites The Hofburg
 
Belvedere Palace
One of the most splendid pieces of baroque architecture anywhere...
Castles / Palaces East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Burggarten
The intimate Burggarten in back of the Neue Burg is a quiet oasis...
Parks The Hofburg
 
Burgtheater
One of the most important theaters in the German-speaking world...
Arts / Performance Venues The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Café Central
Part of the Palais Ferstel complex, the Café Central is one of...
Restaurants The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Demel
Vienna's best-known pastry shop, Demel offers a dizzying selection...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Dorotheum
The narrow passageway just to the right of St. Michael's, with...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Freud Haus
Not far from the historic Hofburg district, you can skip over...
Houses / Mansions West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
The Freyung
This square, whose name means "freeing," was so named because...
Squares The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
The Graben
One of Vienna's major crossroads, the Graben's unusual width...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Griechenbeisl
If you want to find a nook where time seems to be holding its...
Restaurants The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Haus der Musik
You could spend an entire day at this ultra-high-tech museum...
Museums / Galleries The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Himmelpfortgasse
The maze of tiny streets surrounding Himmelpfortgasse (literally...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Hofbibliothek
This is one of the grandest Baroque libraries in the world, a...
Libraries The Hofburg
 
Hofburgkapelle
Fittingly, this is the main venue for the beloved Vienna Boys'...
Religious Sites The Hofburg
 
In der Burg
This prominent courtyard of the Hofburg complex focuses on a...
Squares The Hofburg
 
Jewish Museum Vienna
The former Eskeles Palace, once an elegant private residence...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Josefsplatz
Many consider this Vienna's loveliest courtyard and, indeed...
Squares The Hofburg
 
Judenplatz Museum
In what was once the old Jewish ghetto, construction workers...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kaiserappartements
From the spectacular portal gate of the Michaelertor—you can't...
Castles / Palaces The Hofburg
 
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer
The entrance to the Schatzkammer, with its 1,000 years of treasures...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Karlskirche
Dominating the Karlsplatz is one of Vienna's greatest buildings...
Religious Sites East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Karlsplatz
As with the Naschmarkt, Karlsplatz was formed when the River...
Squares East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Kärntnerstrasse
Vienna's leading central shopping street is much maligned. Too...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kirche Am Steinhof
Otto Wagner's most exalted piece of Jugendstil architecture lies...
Religious Sites West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Kohlmarkt
Aside from its classic view of the domed entryway to the imperial...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kunsthistorisches Museum
However short your stay in Vienna, you'll want to visit one of...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Looshaus
In 1911 Adolf Loos built the Looshaus on imposing Michaelerplatz...
Houses / Mansions The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Michaelerplatz
One of Vienna's most historic squares, this small plaza is now...
Squares The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Mozarthaus
This is Mozart's only still-existing abode in Vienna. Equipped...
Museums / Galleries The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Museum für Angewandte Kunst
This fascinating museum contains a large collection of Austrian...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
MuseumsQuartier
One of the largest of its kind in the world, the MuseumsQuartier—or...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Naschmarkt
The area between Linke and Rechte Wienzeile is home to the Naschmarkt...
Markets / Bazaars South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Naturhistorisches Museum
The palatial 19th-century museum, twin of the celebrated Kunsthistorisches...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Otto Wagner Houses
The apartment houses that line the Wienzeile are an attractive...
Houses / Mansions South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Palais Ferstel
Not really a palace, this commercial complex dating from 1856...
Castles / Palaces The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Parlament
Reminiscent of an ancient Greek temple, this sprawling building...
Government Buildings West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Peterskirche
Considered the best example of church Baroque in Vienna—certainly...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Postsparkasse
One of modern architecture's greatest curiosities, the Post Office...
Government Buildings The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Prater
In 1766, to the dismay of the aristocracy, Emperor Josef II decreed...
Museums / Galleries Across the Danube: the Second District
 
Rathaus
Designed by Friedrich Schmidt and resembling a Gothic fantasy...
Government Buildings West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Ruprechtskirche
North of the Kornhäusel Tower, Ruprechtskirche is the city's...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Schönlaterngasse
Once part of Vienna's medieval Latin Quarter, Schönlaterngasse...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Schottenhof
This shaded courtyard typifies the change that came over Viennese...
Squares The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Schottenkirche
From 1758 to 1761, Bernardo Bellotto did paintings of the Freyung...
Religious Sites The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Schwarzenbergplatz
The center of this square is marked by an oversize equestrian...
Squares East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Secession Building
If the Academy of Fine Arts represents the conservative attitude...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Silberkammer
Fascinating for its behind-the-scenes views of state banquets...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Spanische Reitschule
Between Augustinerstrasse and the Josefsplatz is the world-famous...
Arts / Performance Venues The Hofburg
 
Staatsoper
The Vienna Staatsoper vies with the cathedral for the honor of...
Arts / Performance Venues The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Stephansdom
Vienna's soaring centerpiece, this beloved cathedral enshrines...
Religious Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Uhrenmuseum
At the far end of Kurrentgasse, which is lined with appealing...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Universitätskirche
The east end of Bäckerstrasse is punctuated by Dr.-Ignaz-Seipel-Platz...
Religious Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Wien Museum Karlsplatz
Housed in an incongruously modern building at the east end of...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
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