Wiener Neustadt Travel Guide

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Wiener Neustadt Things to Do

  • Probably the best spa in Lower Austria

    Want to visit a spa while you are in Austria? Visit Linsberg Asia Therme. It is about 40 minutes from Vienna. This spa is inspired by Asian principles - hence the name Linsberg Asia Therme. The place has a 4-star hotel, is known for its restaurant, spa and thermal pools. It is an excellent place to relax, feel refreshed, younger and, and, and...You...

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  • Military Academy of Emperess Maria...

    Formerly the castle of the provincal princess. Built in the 13th century, this castle, defended by four towers, originally belonged to the sovereign, and was expanded during the 15th century to become residence of the Habsburg Emperor Frederick III. During the mid 15th century, the Chapel of St George was built into the western section of the...

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  • The hedquarters of the secret police -...

    In this house were located during the nazi occupation ( 1938 - 1945) the headquarters of the secret citypoliceman - GESTAPO ( originating from GEheimen STAatsPOlizei ). Here were tortured for their democratic and freedom beleifs or their opposition to the hitler regime countless to be sent at the end in the concentration camps and in jails ,where...

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  • Town Hall

    Earliest town records date from 1401. The Gothic town hall was remodelled in Renaissance style between the the second half of the 16th century and early 17th century. After the great fire in 1834, a neo-gothic spire was added to the hall's tower ( originally built in 1590) and the building's facade was redesigned in the classical style. The coats...

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  • Wiener Neustadt Canale Grande

    Somewhere in the outskirts you will find the Canale Grande of Wiener Neustadt.It's a good place to go fishing, canoeing with your family, cycling on the side...If you follow that water path, it will take you all the way to Vienna !!!

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  • "Cemetary Gates"

    "Cemetary Gates" .....a great song by PantheraTake a walk in this garden of peace....The Cemetary is open for visitors as it followsapril, september and october - 6.00 till 19.00hmay till august - 6.00 till 20.00hnovember till march 7.00 till 18.00hon the 31 october, 1 november, 2 november and 24 and 31 december the cemetary doors are open till...

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  • Mary's Column on the Main Square -...

    The column was comissioned by the bishop of Wiener Neustadt, Count Leopold Kollonitsch to commemorate the marriages of Emperor Leopold I's sisters held in the Chirch of St George of Wiener Neustadt Castle in 1678 and present Military academy. The Balustrade surmounted with statutes of the " Plague Saints" was added in 1714.P.S . Due to...

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  • Gothic Path Pillar " The Spinner at the...

    Gothic Path Pillar " The Spinner at the cross"Donated at the end of the 14th century by the Wiener Neustadt city judge, that later became the city's governor - Wolfahrt von Schwarzensee.Is considered to be the work of the herzog architect Michael Knab.Has been restaured many times, for the last time under the reign of governor Peter Wittmann in...

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  • Casemates

    Between 1551 and 1557 a subterranean system of "casemates" was constructed along the southwest town wall for storing ammunition, following plans made by architect Johann Tscherte. The entrance to the casemates , a mighty Renaissance portal, is crowned with a stone dated 1557 which bears the coat-of-arms of Austria,Tyrol and Wiener Neustadt

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  • Water Tower

    The Water Tower was built in 1909/10 to plans by the Viennese architects Theiss and Jansch. The architects may have been inspired by the famous "Corvinus Cup" of Wiener Neustadt - they designed the tower (which soon became a well known symbol of the town) in the stylised shape of a lidded goblet.

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  • City Wall

    The city walls built between the end of the 12th and the beginning of the 13th century were partly financed by ransom money paid for the release of the English King Richard the Lionheart. Some of the stones of this wall are joined in the form of "opus spicatum" '(spicated stone work).

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  • Provostry

    In the early 13th century, this building served as the great hall for the Barenberg Duke Leopold VI, From 1469 to 1785 it was Episcopal Residence, and today it is used as a provostry. The Chapel of St Catherine dominates the front section and contains the crypt of Count Franz Anton Puchheim ( died in 1718 ) , Bishop of Neustadt. He also built the...

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  • The Old Crown Pharmacy

    Alte Kronen ApothekeThe firts mention of this pharmacy, as a regional pharmacy in Lower Austria dates back to the 16th century.

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  • St Peter an Der Sperr / City Museum

    This former Dominican church and convent, dating from the 13th century, was handed over to the Dominican Monks in 1444 and was remodelled by the imperial architect and master builder Peter von Pusica sometime after the middle of the 15th century. It contains a remarkable Gothic portal on the south side. First the Monastery was secularised in the...

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  • City Theater

    Former church of the Carmelite Monastery ( 1678 - 1782) after being secularised under Emperor Joseph II in 1792/ 94 was turned into a theater. Since 1974 it has been a Municipal Theater

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  • Church and Monastery of Neukloster

    Church and Monastery of NeuklosterBuilt in 13 century as a monastery church for the Dominicans.Served as a Domenican church between 1444 and 1544 than was transferred to the Cistercians until 1574 by Emperor Frederick III.This Gothic hall of the church was built during the 15th century,and has a precious baroque interior. The grave of Elcanor of...

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  • Jewish Tombstones

    These Jewish Tombstones were found when the old fortifications were razed in 1846. They originally belonged to the Jewish Cemetary which was used until 1496 and was situatec outside of the city walls. The tombstones embedded in the western city wall date from the 13th and 14th century.

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  • Our Cultural Promenade starts with the...

    It is the first thing that attracts your attention when arriving by train to Wiener Neustadt - The white towers of the cathedral that can be seen from afar.The late Romanesque cathedral was consecrated in 1279. In the 14th century, the Romanesque apse was replaced by a Gothic transept and a Gothic choir. From 1469 to 1785, it served as an Episcopal...

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  • Circle "1522"

    The circle marks the place where the scaffold was said to have stood during the "bloody assizes" that were held in Wiener Neustadt ( Wiener Neustadt Blutgericht) in 1522. The most prominent members of the new corporate government, constituted against the will of Emperor Maximilian I and of his successor Ferdinand I, were beheaded on this spot,...

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  • Surveyor's Reference Points for the Town

    This was the point calculated by surveyor Erwin Reidinger, from which the town was marked out when it was founded in 1192. Historians date the founding of Wiener Neustadt back to 1194.

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  • The fortified walls

    Once upon a time the whole town was surrounded by fortified walls, from which you can still see the remains today, aswell as the towers that were guarding the corners.The fortified walls near the Parking at Grazer strasse

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  • The Red Cross Building

    The Red Cross BuildingNot quite sure why there are yellow ( first aid )helicopters fling over the town all day long. Is Wiener neustadt some kind of medical emergency center?...

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  • The Dom by night

    The Dom by nightIt's always nice to see the night face of buildings....Nice shot....could be a postcard...Here's a story about the Dom - I went innside with a friend just before the closing hour, and I was kinda surprised to see a fully dressed in leather motorrider to pop up behind the altar and walk in the hall. I realezed afterwards that this...

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  • Flower Market on the main Square

    On the main square you will find the flower market, just make sure you are there before they close - this is somewhere around 19h

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  • Main Square

    The Wiener Neustadt center is a pedestrian only area. In the heart of the main square there is a monument that is presently in reconstruction, surrounded by cafes, shops and galleries. Sculpture exhibition of modern art will be decorating one of the sides of the square all summer long.1juli05

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  • Lokomotive "Fanny" G4

    This little locomotive, produced in 1870 in the Lokomotiv Factory of Wiener Neustadt, for internal transport purposes was in 1973 turned into a monument of Gratitude to the industry.

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  • Church and residence St Leopold of the...

    Between 1737 and 1745 a church and presbytery residence were built on the outskirts of Wiener Neustadt and then donated to the Jesuits by the Turkish Family Zungaberg / Czonkabeg who had converted to Catholicism .After the Order's abolition in 1773 the Jesuit Residence became a military hospital. From 1904 to 1992 it hosted the municipal museum....

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Wiener Neustadt Hotels

  • Freizeittempel Hotel

    Wiener Strasse 109, Wiener Neustadt, 2700, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Zentral

    Hauptplatz 27, Wiener Neustadt 2700

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Orange Wings Wiener Neustadt

    Low price hotel, 42 EUR per room and night 06-5-2005 (not per person!) free internet access

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Wiener Neustadt Nightlife

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    by desert_princess Updated Jul 26, 2005

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    You will find here 8 different theater halls aswell as a multitude of cafes , restaurants , bowling center...

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Wiener Neustadt Shopping

  • Austrian female costumes

    And for their mommies....Located in the pedestrian area of the center ,vis a vis with the city theater ,the Shop for Local costumes is nice to visit. The clothes are not cheap ,but it's because they are mostly hand made . It's a good souvenir to bring home.Lace, cotton ,edelweiss , it's all blent together to make it pretty.

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  • traditional austrian costumes for kids

    The name is in spoken Dialect, and means Costumes for girlies and boys .Austrians love to wear traditional costumes , and you will be seing people or couples and their kids dressed up in their fashion . Especially for kids, it looks sweet as hell...working hours - tuesday - friday 9-12h and 14-18h , on saturday 9-12h

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  • Mercur Shopping center

    Here you have under one roof a grocery store, pharmacy, post office, book store, newspaper kiosque, household furniture and accessories, clothes , shoes and sports shop, a cafe, a restaurant and a radio station

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Wiener Neustadt Warnings and Dangers

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    by desert_princess Written Aug 6, 2005

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    Not really a warning , but maybe a danger in long term. The tab water has alot of calc in it .
    Not very tasty either.

    Calc in water

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