Vienna Things to Do

  • State Opera
    State Opera
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  • Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
    Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
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  • Looking at the palace and Great Parterre
    Looking at the palace and Great Parterre
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  • 1. Schonbrunn

    When visiting the park of Schönbrunn palace, don’t miss the climb up Gloriette hill. Unless your walking abilities forbid this walk, that is, of course. The hill is steep but the paths zigzag up, so...

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  • 2. Hofburg

    My favored part of the Hofburg Palace complex is the enclosed courtyard called "In der Burg" reached after passing under the Michaeler cupola. On the west side stands the Amalienburg which is my...

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  • 3. Stephansdom

    St. Stephens Cathedral and Stephensplatz is well known touristic attraction and symbol of Vienna. It is also a popular meeting place and for my first all-myself-arranged trip its high spears was a...

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  • 4. Belvedere

    The baroque gardens of Belvedere are one of my favourite walks in Vienna. The formal garden extends on a gentle slope between Prince Eugen’s two summer palaces known as the Upper and the Lower...

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  • 5. Hundertwasser

    The Hundertwasser Museum - Kunst Haus Wien is a few block from the Hundertwasser house and village with signs pointing the way. This Museum is the world's only permanent exhibition of Hundertwasser's...

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  • 6. Ringstrasse

    The Ringstrasse is the part of Vienna I like most for its architecture and I don't know a city in Europe showing such an ensemble of beautiful buildings. The Ringstrasse is not one single street; it...

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  • 7. Karlskirche - St Charles Church

    In his plans of the church Johann Bernhard Fisher von Erlach united the most diverse historic elements of architecture. The front facade corresponds to a Greek temple portico, the two columns a model...

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  • 8. Giant Ferris Wheel

    In the Praterstern, actually a somewhat disappointing park with a fair, we find the Giant Ferris Wheel (Riesenrad). It was built in 1896-1897. This 65 m high Ferris Wheel with 15 gondolas is one of...

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  • 9. Oper - Staatsoper

    The Vienna State Opera was originally called Wiener Hofoper (the Vienna Court Opera), and it was the first major building constructed on the Ringstrasse. Construction works started in 1861 and the...

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  • 10. Spanische Hofreitschule - Lipizzaner

    The stables where the Lipizzaner stallions, the stars of the Spanish Riding School, reside are a sacred place to everyone who knows a bit about the art of dressage riding. The courtyard is not...

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  • 11. Jewish Vienna

    The Judenplatz which I discovered in the 1990s and which impressed me by its architecture changed in the year 2000 to become a unique place of remembrance in Wien by the opening of the Holocaust...

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  • 12. Kunsthistorisches Museum - KHM

    Actually the KHM Vienna groups 8 museums in Vienna (6) and outside (2): 1° KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM, the most important located at A-1010 Wien, Maria Theresien-Platz in the magnificent building from...

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  • 13. Museumsquartier - MQ

    The Museumquartier is an huge area, 60,000 square meters large, it contains Baroque buildings as well as modern architecture. It used to be the former stables of Habsburgs but renovated into museum...

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  • 14. Art Nouveau - Jugendstil

    Art Nouveau-Judendstil or Secession-Stile Liberty-Modernism-Moderna, a different expressions in a different languages and countries for what is an international style of art, architecture and applied...

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  • 15. Donau - Danube

    Danube connect many nice places and even capital and Vienna is just one of them. I spend some time strolling on Donaukanal. It is a cities heart beat and landmark with great touristic potential. I...

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  • 16. Zentralfriedhof

    Last time my wife and I were in Vienna we did not visit the tombs of the Musicians at the Zentralfriedhof because it was raining. It is certainly full of romantic to visit a cemetery under the rain...

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  • 17. Albertina Museum

    My photo shows the sculpture in Albertina. Some of Vienna sculptures have two main objects - horse and famous person on it. It is funny, that these people could look very small without horses. The...

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  • 18. Votivkirche - Votive Church

    This church, very similar to one of central church in Vienna is one of popular attraction of famous Ringstraße. Elegant Neo - Gothic church was considered to be one of beautiful sacramental object in...

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  • 19. Prater Park

    Need some energy and joie - visit Prater with over 250 attractions. Prater Park offers adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm all at once. Plus a touch of history. Also you can enjoy the view of...

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  • 20. Kapuzinergruft

    Kapuzinerkirche is almost nondescript little church on Neuer Markt Platz and I took a photo of it only in passing. To be honest, I had no idea what the significance this church has for Austria and...

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  • 21. Naschmarkt

    Naschmarkt is Vienna’s tongue, or tummy: the market where you can buy all kinds of fresh food items you can think of. It consists of two seemingly endless lines of stalls in permamnent buildings...

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  • 22. Naturhistorisches Museum - NHM

    We had planned a two hours visit but at noon we had only seen the upper ground floor (Hochparterre) of the museum and came back in the afternoon (the ticket is valid for the whole day). It is not...

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  • 23. Grinzing

    We took the tram 38 to Grinzing and went to sample the wines in the typical Heurigen (heurig means "this year's") A Heuriger has legal limitations compared to taverns or restaurants: only its own wine...

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  • 24. Peterskirche Church - St Peter Church

    Peterskirche (English: St. Peter's Church) is a Baroque Roman Catholic parish church and one more church that is located on same named square. I like how is looks like is additional part of wider area...

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  • 25. Kaffeehaus

    As it started raining we tried to hide in the cafe at the Inner Burg but it was full except the smoking room so that we left and entered a café at a corner of the close MichaelerPlatz at Nr...

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