Vienna Things to Do

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    Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
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  • 26. Riesenrad & Prater

    Vienna can be enjoyable not only for must see activities places, but for funfairs too. Prater funfair is the part of 19 -20th Viennese history and entertainment. This funfair is probably the oldest...

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  • 27. Kapuzinergruft

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Capuchin church has quite a different exterior to the other Churches I had seen in Vienna. Evidently, this is typical for a Capuchin Church. It was founded by Empress Anna in 1618 and is dedicated...

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  • 28. UNO-City

    The buildings complex north-east of Vienna, over the Danube and adjacent to Donaupark (the one with the Donauturm tower) is known as UNO City because here is the headquarter of the United Nation...

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  • 29. Karntner Strasse

    The Kärntner Strasse in Vienna has been around since the Roman Age when it was used as an important connection from the city center to the city wall. Most of the buildings were destroyed during WWII,...

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  • 30. 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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  • 31. Michaelerkirche - St. Michael Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    Opposite the city-facing entrance to the Hofburg Palace in the Michaelertrakt is the church that lent its name to this part of the palace, St Michael’s or the Michaelerkirche. This is one of the...

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  • 32. Freyung

    4 out of 5 stars

    This square was once the city’s rubbish tip, but is now surrounded by imposing Baroque palaces, in one of which Joseph Haydn’s mother once worked as a cook. In the centre is a large fountain topped...

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  • 33. Augustinerkirche - Church of the Augustines

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Augustinekirche (The Augustinian Church) was originally built in the 14th century, founded in 1327 by by the Duke Frederick the Handsome for the Augustinian friars. In 1634 the Augustinekirche became...

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  • 34. Minoritenkirche - Church of the Minoriti

    4 out of 5 stars

    Main portal has three gates with tympanums but only tympanums of central and southern gates have been decorated with the scenes from the Gospels. Tympanum of central gate demonstrates the scene with...

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  • 35. Karlsplatz

    4 out of 5 stars

    An attractive fountain in Ressel Park is known as Tilgners Fountain. It was erected in 1902, and has bronze sculptures of a winged cherub and a large fish above another cherub who seems to have...

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  • 36. Ankeruhr

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    The Hoher Markt is Vienna’s oldest square, a medieval market place and before that the site of a Roman palace where the Emperor Marcus Aurelius died. But it is hard to appreciate its great age today...

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  • 37. Volksgarten

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located at the centre of the Volksgarten, is the impressive neo-classiscal Theseus temple. This scaled-down replica is of the Temple of Hephaestus (Theseion) in the Ancient Agora of Athens. The temple...

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  • 38. Maria Theresa

    FOR ME, Maria-Theresa-Platz, was one of the nicest squares in Vienna. The square is onlypaved where you walk and is split into four sections, with the Monument of Empress Maria Theresa located in the...

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  • 39. Zoo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Traveling with our child, the Zoos are "a must" in our trips. And Vienna offers a good opportunity to spend few hours watching the animals in its "Tiergarten Schonnbrun". We've been again at the zoo...

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  • 40. Freud Museum

    3 out of 5 stars

    Sigmund Freud moved into this house, located at Bergasse 19, in 1891 and opened up a practice there that quickly became very popular. He lived in these appartments for 47 years, until he was forced to...

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  • 41. Burggarten

    4 out of 5 stars

    This statue was of one of the most important German Catholic Priests/ preachers and poet of the Baroque period. It was quite an unassuming statue in the Burggarten, dated 1644 - 1709. The first...

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  • 42. Schottenkirche - Scottish Church

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is another church that we unfortunately lacked the time to go inside, but the exterior rather appealed to me, so I am sharing it here. The name means Scottish Church, and it was once part of the...

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  • 43. Fiaker

    The word "fiaker" seems to be typical from Austria (not used in Germany) but close to the French "fiacre" except that you won't find nowadays any fiacre in Paris but many in Vienna. As we had money...

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  • 44. Josefsplatz

    This is a public square at Hofburg Palace is named after Emperor Joseph II. No wonder there was a huge equestrian statue of Joseph II in the centre of the square, been there since 1807. The statue is...

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  • 45. Maria Am Gestade Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Maria am Gestade (St. Mary's on the Bank), located in Salatogasse 12, is a Gothic styled church and one of the oldest church in Vienna. It is one of the few surviving examples of Gothic architecture...

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  • 46. Military History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    If you search for this museum located outside the Centrum of Vienna at the Arsenal, about 1 Km south of the Belvedere Palace-Museum, you better use the local name "Heeresgeschichtliches Museum" or...

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  • 47. Graben

    The Tiefer Graben is the name of a street where in Roman times there was once a trench. This area was the border of the Roman legionary fortress and the city limits of Vienna. One important...

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  • 48. Neues Rathaus

    Most of the Rathausplatz, the square in-front of the Rathaus, was taken up with construction people and vehicles getting ready for a Festival. We did manage to see some of the 8 statues that line the...

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  • 49. Am Hof

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is the largest square in the inner city. In former times it was the scene of jousting tournaments which took place in front of the castle residence of the dukes of Austria. Later it was a market...

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  • 50. Austrian Parliament

    It was wow! This is an impressive building! It is one of the many monumental buildings located on the Ringstrasse, five of them designed by Theofil von Hansen. This was one of them, and it is a...

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