Sights & Attractions in Vienna

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Name Category Location
 
21er Haus
Vienna's newest museum of contemporary art is...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Akademie der Bildenen Künste
If the teachers here had admitted Adolf Hitler...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Albertina Museum
This not-to-be-missed collection is home to...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Altes Rathaus
Opposite the Bohemian Chancery stands the Altes...
Government Buildings The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Am Hof
In the Middle Ages, the ruling Babenberg family...
Squares The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Augustinerkirche
Built during the 14th century and presenting the...
Religious Sites The Hofburg
 
Beethoven Pasqualatihaus
Beethoven lived in the Pasqualatihaus while he...
Houses / Mansions The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Belvedere Palace
One of the most splendid pieces of baroque...
Castles / Palaces East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Blutgasse District
Today this block, bounded by Singerstrasse,...
Historic Districts / Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Böhmische Hofkanzlei
This architectural jewel of the Inner City was...
Government Buildings The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Burggarten
The intimate Burggarten in back of the Neue...
Parks The Hofburg
 
Burgtheater
One of the most important theaters in the...
Arts / Performance Venues The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Café Central
Part of the Palais Ferstel complex, this is...
Restaurants The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Collection of Arms and Armor
Rivaling the armory in Graz as one of the most...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Collection of Historical Musical Instruments
See pianos that belonged to Brahms, Schumann, and...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Demel
Vienna's best-known pastry shop, Demel offers a...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Dominikanerkirche
The Postgasse, to the east of Schönlaterngasse,...
Religious Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Dorotheum
The narrow passageway just to the right of St....
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Dritte Mann Museum
Close to the Naschmarkt, this shrine for...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Ephesus Museum
One of the museums in the Neue Burg, the Ephesus...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Fälschermuseum
This museum is a must-see for those who like a...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Finanzministerium
The architectural jewel of Himmelpfortgasse, this...
Government Buildings The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Freud Haus
Not far from the historic Hofburg district, the...
Houses / Mansions West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
The Freyung
This square, whose name means "freeing"—so...
Squares The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Globe Museum
Across the street from the Café Central, the...
Museums / Galleries The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Gloriette
At the crest of the hill, topping off the...
Architectural Sites Schonbrunn
 
The Graben
One of Vienna's major crossroads, the Graben's...
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...
Restaurants The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Haas-Haus
Designed by the late Hans Hollein, one of...
Architectural Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Haus der Musik
You could spend an entire day at this...
Museums / Galleries The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Heiligenkreuzerhof
Off the narrow streets and alleys behind the...
Squares The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Heldenplatz
The Neue Burg was never completed and so the...
Squares The Hofburg
 
Himmelpfortgasse
The maze of tiny streets surrounding...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Hofbibliothek
This is one of the grandest baroque libraries in...
Libraries The Hofburg
 
Hofburgkapelle
Fittingly, this is the main venue for the beloved...
Religious Sites The Hofburg
 
Hofmobiliendepot (Furniture Museum)
In the days of the Habsburg Empire, palaces...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Hofpavillon
The restored imperial subway station known as the...
Architectural Sites Schonbrunn
 
Hoher Markt
Crowds gather at noon each day to see the huge...
Squares The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Hundertwasserhaus
To see one of Vienna's most architecturally...
Houses / Mansions East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
In der Burg
This prominent courtyard of the Hofburg complex...
Squares The Hofburg
 
Josefsplatz
Many consider this Vienna's loveliest courtyard...
Squares The Hofburg
 
Judenplatz Museum
In what was once the old Jewish ghetto,...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Jüdisches Museum der Stadt Wien
The former Eskeles Palace, once an elegant...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kaiserappartements
From the spectacular portal gate of the...
Castles / Palaces The Hofburg
 
Kaisergruft
On the southwest corner of the Neuer Markt, the...
Memorials / Monuments The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer
The entrance to the Schatzkammer, with its 1,000...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Karlskirche
Dominating the Karlsplatz is one of Vienna's...
Religious Sites East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Karlsplatz
As with the Naschmarkt, Karlsplatz was formed...
Squares East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Kärntnerstrasse
Vienna's leading central shopping street is much...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kirche Am Hof
On the east side of the Am Hof, the Church of the...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kirche Am Steinhof
Otto Wagner's most exalted piece of Jugendstil...
Religious Sites West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Kohlmarkt
Aside from its classic view of the domed...
Stores / Malls The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Kriminalmuseum
This might be the strangest museum in the city,...
Museums / Galleries Across the Danube: the Second District
 
Kunsthaus Wien
This art museum mounts outstanding international...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Kunsthistorisches Museum
However short your stay in Vienna, you'll want to...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Looshaus
In 1911 Adolf Loos built the Looshaus on imposing...
Houses / Mansions The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Michaelerplatz
One of Vienna's most historic squares, this small...
Squares The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Minoritenkirche
Minoritenplatz is named after its centerpiece,...
Religious Sites The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Mozarthaus
This is Mozart's only still-existing abode in...
Museums / Galleries The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK)
This fascinating museum contains a large...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
MuseumsQuartier
One of the largest of its kind in the world, the...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Naschmarkt
The area between Linke and Rechte Wienzeile is...
Markets / Bazaars South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Naturhistorisches Museum
The palatial 19th-century museum, twin of the...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Neue Burg
Standing today as a symbol of architectural...
Castles / Palaces The Hofburg
 
Otto Wagner Houses
The apartment houses that line the Wienzeile...
Houses / Mansions South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Palais Ferstel
Not really a palace, this commercial complex...
Castles / Palaces The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Palais Harrach
Mozart and his sister Nannerl performed here as...
Houses / Mansions The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Palais Kinsky
Just one of the architectural treasures that...
Castles / Palaces The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Palmenhaus
On the grounds of Schönbrunn Palace is this huge...
Gardens / Arboretums Schonbrunn
 
Parlament
Reminiscent of an ancient Greek temple, this...
Government Buildings West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Peterskirche
Considered the best example of church baroque in...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Postsparkasse
One of modern architecture's greatest...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites, Government Buildings The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Prater
In 1766, to the dismay of the aristocracy,...
Museums / Galleries Across the Danube: the Second District
 
Rathaus
Designed by Friedrich Schmidt and resembling a...
Government Buildings West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Römermuseum
The Hoher Markt harbors one wholly unexpected...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Ruprechtskirche
North of the Kornhäusel Tower, this is the...
Religious Sites The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Schönbrunn Palace
Originally designed by Johann Bernhard Fischer...
Castles / Palaces Schonbrunn
 
Schönbrunn Schlosspark
The palace grounds entice with a bevy of splendid...
Parks Schonbrunn
 
Schönlaterngasse
Once part of Vienna's medieval Latin Quarter,...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Schottenhof
This shaded courtyard typifies the change that...
Squares The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Schottenkirche
From 1758 to 1761, Bernardo Bellotto did...
Religious Sites The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Schwarzenbergplatz
The center of this square is marked by an...
Squares East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Schweizertor
Dating from 1552 and decorated with some of the...
Architectural Sites The Hofburg
 
Secession Building
If the Academy of Fine Arts represents the...
Museums / Galleries South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Silberkammer
Fascinating for its behind-the-scenes views of...
Museums / Galleries The Hofburg
 
Spanische Reitschule
The world-famous Spanish Riding School, between...
Arts / Performance Venues The Hofburg
 
Spittelberg Quarter
The Spittelberg is like a slice of Old Vienna, a...
Historic Districts / Sites South of the Ringstrasse: the MuseumsQuartier
 
Staatsoper
Vying 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...
Religious Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Stock-im-Eisen
Set into the building on the west side of...
Memorials / Monuments The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Technisches Museum
About a 10-minute walk from Schönbrunn Palace is...
Museums / Galleries Schonbrunn
 
Third Man Portal
This doorway (up the incline) was made famous in...
Houses / Mansions The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Tiergarten
Claimed to be the world's oldest, this zoo has...
Zoos / Aquariums Schonbrunn
 
Tiroler House
This Tyrolean-style building to the west of the...
Houses / Mansions Schonbrunn
 
Uhrenmuseum
At the far end of Kurrentgasse, which is lined...
Museums / Galleries The Inner City Center: Baroque Gems and Vienna's Shopwindows
 
Universität
The oldest university in the German-speaking...
Educational Institutions West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Universitätskirche
The church was built around 1630. Its flamboyant...
Religious Sites The Eastern City Center: Stephansdom and Medieval Vienna
 
Volksgarten
Just opposite the Hofburg is a green oasis with a...
Parks The Western City Center: Burgtheater and Beyond
 
Votivkirche
When Emperor Franz Josef was a young man, he was...
Religious Sites West of the Ringstrasse: Parlament and City Hall
 
Wagenburg
Most of the carriages are still roadworthy,...
Museums / Galleries Schonbrunn
 
Wien Museum Karlsplatz
Housed in an incongruously modern building at the...
Museums / Galleries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz
 
Zentralfriedhof
Austrians take seriously the pomp of a funeral,...
Cemeteries East of the Ringstrasse: Stadtpark and Karlsplatz

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