Vienna Things to Do

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    Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
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    Looking at the palace and Great Parterre
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  • 26. 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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  • 27. 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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  • 28. Stadtpark

    Several 5 star hotels of Vienna have view on the Stadtpark; the Hilton at the north-east corner, Marriot, Radisson and others at the Parkring. It is not a large park, about 600 m in length, built...

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  • 29. Neues Rathaus

    From what I read the Neues Rathaus was build in a Gothic style inspired by the Flemish and Brabantine Gothic city halls and the architect Friedrich von Schmidt took the tower of the Town Hall of...

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  • 30. Zoo

    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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  • 31. 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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  • 32. Freud Museum

    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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  • 33. Augustinerkirche - Church of the Augustines

    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. Austrian Parliament

    An Imperial Commission under Emperor Franz Joseph I decided in 1857 that the building’s style should be classical and choose classical Greek architecture as appropriate for the Parliament, since the...

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  • 35. Am Hof

    Am Hof is the largest square in the Vienna city center. Surrounding with classical buildings there is a small circus. It was surprising to see this. Even that there is no evidence that something...

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  • 36. Michaelerkirche - St. Michael Church

    St. Michael's Church (German: Michaelerkirche) is another church build in square with the same name. This is one of the oldest churches in City. The church is known for its Romanesque style. There is...

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  • 37. Graben

    The Graben and surrounding streets are essentially visited for shopping; you find here what you find in any city centre from the luxury brands to the popular ones. Not to forget a number of terraces...

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  • 38. Maria Theresa

    At the center of Maria Theresien Platz stands a colossal monument, depicting Empress Maria Theresa, namesake of the square. The memorial of Maria Theresa is the most important from the habsburger era,...

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  • 39. Secession

    The Vienna Secession was founded on 3 April 1897 by Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Josef Hoffmann, Joseph Maria Olbrich, Max Kurzweil , Josef Engelhart , Ernst Stöhr, Wilhelm List .... as a spinoff from...

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  • 40. Heeresgeschichtliches Museum

    The "Heeresgeschichtliches Museum" is located outside the Centrum of Vienna at the Arsenal, Objekt 1 that is about 1 Km south of the Belvedere Palace-Museum. Unfortunately there is no public transport...

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  • 41. Freyung

    Palais Kinsky is a beautiful Baroque styled palace, originally built for Count Wirich Philipp von Daun, who was Austrian field marshal in the war of the Spanish succession. His son Leopold Josef Graf...

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  • 42. Minoritenkirche - Church of the Minoriti

    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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  • 43. Karntner Strasse

    The previous photo from Dabs shown here above by VT is not the Karntnerstrasse but the Graben with the Pestsaule. There is work for the Travel Editors when they will be active on VT! The shops on the...

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  • 44. Akademie der bildenden Kunste Gemaldegalerie - Academy of Fine Arts

    The gallery of paintings of the Academy of the Fine arts of Vienna is essentially visited for its famous altar triptych of the "Last Judgment" by Hieronymus (Jerome) Bosch. This work of 1504 belonged...

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  • 45. Walking

    Roughly I have two walking itineraries: the inner city with the small streets extending in a radius of about 1 Km around the Stephansplatz. Here I just walk and look around with no fixed destination...

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  • 46. Josefsplatz

    I fully agree with Nicolaitan, a fine connoisseur of art and history, that the statue of Emperor Josef II can be considered as a plagiarism of the original Marcus Aurelian equestrian statue exposed...

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  • 47. Karlsplatz

    The Stadtbahn was the predecessor of todays U Bahn, U 4 and U 6 (and also todays S 45) are running on the tracks of the Stadtbahn. The first line opened 1898 as a steam railway, the stations where...

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  • 48. Ankeruhr

    The Anchor Clock was built between 1911 and 1917 after plan of the painter Franz von Matsch. The clock is designed in typical Art Nouveau style and is situated on the oldest sity square Hoher...

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  • 49. Donauturm - Danube Tower

    I headed out of the city to try and find the old Danube river, arriving at the Alte Donau U-bahn station - which is probably a good place for a view in itself. A short walk west of the station is the...

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  • 50. Mozarthaus - Mozart's House

    Leopold Mozart started in 1762 to travel on tourney with his prodigy son Wolfgang and his daughter Nannerl. After Munich the family went to Vienna. Wolfgang Mozart was only 7 years old when he stayed...

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