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  • 1. Bezirk / 1st District
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  • 1. 1. Bezirk / 1st District

    Altes Rathaus (The Old City Hall), situated in Wipplingerstrasse 6 - 8, stands opposite to the Bohemian Chancery. It was the first City Hall of Vienna, dating from the year 1316, and was built by the...

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  • 2. Schönbrunn

    The initial animal collection at Schounbrunn was formed by the stock of animals from the former palace of Neugeboude and the menagerie belonging to the Belvedere. These animals - with the exception...

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  • 3. museums

    Vienna seems to be a hot-bed for creativity and I wanted to search out the sites relating to some of the most famous people in the world who either were born in Vienna or who had spend creative years...

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  • 4. sightseeing & day-excursions

    I love architecture and i like to walk around and exploring new places them with my camera. It is the best way to learn about them. It is interesting how much Viennese put effort in architecture. They...

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  • 5. Hundertwasser

    The Hundertwasserhaus is an apartment house in Vienna, Austria, built after the idea and concept of Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser with architect Joseph Krawina as a co-author. This...

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  • 6. Hofburg

    The Hofburg, a magnificant complex collection of buildings that take up about 59 acres and since almost every ruler stopping there has made additions, you can see represented many styles such as...

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  • 7. Stephansdom

    Stephansdom is also called " Steffel " by the local people of Vienna. Already in medieval times it was situated in the very centre of town, overlooking all other houses. And from the beginning it...

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  • 8. churches

    This church is also very different to the usual Viennese Baroque being neo-byzantine in design and really looking very unlike a church at all from the outside. It's in the old Fleischmarkt area, once...

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  • 9. Belvedere

    Vienna has the best cafes and pastries I have tried...walking around and hopping from one cafe to another was a delightful daily experience for me. Shopping may be expensive though I'd rather spend...

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  • 10. Grinzing & Heurigen

    I asked LJ that when we got to Vienna, let's stay away (as much as possible) from the tourist places...I want to experience the "real" Vienna with the locals. Well, not only did we do that, we went...

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  • 11. Classical Music

    Several ways to purchase tickets: 1) Call the ticket offices of the venues (Staatoper, Musikverein, etc) ahead of time. The Viennese speak excellent English. 2) Attempt to reserve on the venues'...

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  • 12. Ringstrasse

    The " Rathaus " , situated on Ringstraße, opposite of " Burgtheater " , was built between 1872-83 in Neo-gothic style. In front of the town-hall you will see different activities all over the year :...

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  • 13. Zentralfriedhof

    Ludwig van wasn't originally buried in the Zentralfriedhof - he died in 1827, and the cemetery wasn't opened until 1874. But it was thought to be appropriate that he be here, and his remains were...

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  • 14. Jugendstil / Art Nouveau

    We were so fascinated by Otto Wagner's works that we ended up doing a "Wagner pilgrimage" through the streets of Vienna! Here is a list of the Wagner buildings we visited, in chronological order. 1)...

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  • 15. Oper / Staatsoper

    The famous sweets-shop "Opern Confiserie" in Kaerntnerstrasse 47 near the Opera and Hotel Sacher has been closed and moved to Hietzing (near Schoenbrunn Castle) as "Park Confiserie" in Hietzinger...

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  • 16. Kaffeehaus

    Even if you arrive at or are travelling from the not so pretty train stations Westbahnhof and Südbahnhof, there are many options for having a great breakfast at Vienna's famous coffee houses, either a...

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  • 17. Donau / Danube

    we spend 2 days in vienna it's quite big but we went during june in donau area a lot a people are eating here bringing their own barbecue, there s also a lot of little restaurant closes to the...

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  • 18. Spanische Hofreitschule & Lipizzaner

    It may be interesting for you to go there if you love horses or architecture. I love both a bit so it was interesting to see the morning exercise. Honestly I would prefer a free horse than a trained...

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  • 19. Riesenrad & Prater

    Already in the Roman times, a village was situated along the banks of the river Donau (Danube). The Romans made a fortified town out of it in their constant struglle to keep Eastern invasions under...

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  • 20. The 3rd Man

    I’d have to say that many of my earliest impressions of Vienna were formed by the classic film “The Third Man” with Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton. It involves a second-rate writer (Cotton) who goes...

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  • 21. Fiaker

    Take a horse drawn carriage ride through the city centre of Vienna. It was expensive but fun. If you have a group of four the price would be pretty good. We went around the old part of Vienna and...

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  • 22. Jewish Vienna

    Judenplatz is a quite pretty and very quiet corner of the city - it was Susan's favourite part, and we wished we could spend more time there, maybe to have a drink at one of the Cafes. In this square...

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  • 23. UNO-City

    As a lot of cities in centre Europe, Vienna is perfect to take a walk in bike. We rented three in the prater, and went around the Donau, the ONU city. It was not expensive, everybody can pay. That is...

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  • 24. Wiener Sängerknaben

    Touring the Augartenpalais, a baroque palace in Vienna, the place where world famous boys chorists live, study and rehearse, and what's more, listening to Haydn Choir singing just for us, is something...

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