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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  • 51. 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...

  • 52. 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...

  • 53. Michaelerplatz

    In Vienna all streets lead to Rome, at least to the Roman vestiges of the Michaelerplatz. In fact the streets of Vienna lead to the Stephansdom or the Hofburg. The excavations of the Roman...

  • 54. Nationalbibliothek

    The Austrian National Library is part of the Hofburg palace. Its collection includes, among other things, rare books, maps, and musical partitions for a total of about 4.7 million items, making it the...

  • 55. Judenplatz

    Judenplatz (the Jewish Square) was the center of Jewish life in the Middle Ages of Vienna, which was focused on this place. At the Judenplatz was the hospital, the synagogue, the bath house,...

  • 56. Burgtheatre

    The building, by architects Karl von Hasenauer and Gottfried Semper, combines Neo-Renaissance and Neo-Baroque elements. On the Ringstrasse every monumental building is neo-something. Fortunately for...

  • 57. Haas Haus

    Haas House is one of the most disputed building project in Vienna. The architect Hans Hillein designed a concrete and glass structure which stands right opposite to the St. Stephen's cathedral but his...

  • 58. Art History Museum - Kunsthistorisches

    For all amateurs of Pieter Bruegel the Elder the room X of the Paint gallery at the KHM, is an absolute must. The museum has 14 paintings of P. Bruegel the Elder, i.e. the third of his paintings known...

  • 59. Maria Am Gestade Church

    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...

  • 60. Haus der Musik

    Haus der Musik is an interesting museum in the centre of Vienna. You will walk through various rooms on 4 floors and will pass by a lot of musical instruments and can read about composers, listen to...

  • 61. Musikverein

    On certain days of the week, guided tours of the fabulous Musikverein concert hall are available. You need to check carefully because they are only offered if rehearsals and event preparations allow....

  • 62. Stephansplatz

    This is most crowded part of Vienna. Visitors of the Cathedral, people coming out of the U-Bahn station (2 lines), the start of the Graben and the Kärntnerstrasse with all their shops. There are...

  • 63. Military History Museum

    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...

  • 64. Kahlenberg

    One of the best places to see Vienna is from Kahlenberg, which is 484 meters high and lies in the northeastern foothills of the Eastern Alps. You can see the breathtaking view from the nearby...

  • 65. Christmas Market

    I absolutely love Europe in the winter, especially around Christmas. My most memorable visits to Vienna came several years ago on my way to and back from Yakutsk, Siberia. The outbound trip was...

  • 66. Volksgarten

    This temple, a reduced copy (14 x 25 m) of the temple of Theseus in Athens (Theseion also called Hephaisteion, 14 x 32 m) was built between 1819 and 1823 by architect Peter von Nobile. It was intended...

  • 67. Pestsaule

    I read that this monument is a remarkable example of what is called "high baroque"! In french the word "Baroque" means also "weird, unexpected." Imo the term "kitsch" is very suitable since my usual...

  • 68. Schottenkirche - Scottish Church

    Original name of this religious building is Schottenkirche. On my second Vienna trip this church was one of first sight because Freyung was important place for exploration of of Vienna's Innere...

  • 69. Lipizzaner Museum

    Even if not in the performance season, you can get a view of the world famous stallions at this museum a stables. If you don't care about the museum the horses are viewable from outside with out...

  • 70. Leopold Museum

    Leopold Museum is one of several art museums located in Vienna's MuseumsQuartier. It centres around the massive collection put together by Rudolf Leopold. Leopold started acquiring pieces in the...

  • 71. Hundertwasserhaus

    Hundertwasser was an Austrian artist, born in Vienna as Friedrich Stowasser. His adopted surname is based on the translation of "sto", the Slavic word for "a hundred" into German. Hundertwasser died...

  • 72. Schwedenplatz

    Schwedenplatz (meaning: Sweden Square) is square at the northern edge of Ringstrasse. It is a important traffic point and therefor for all visitors a things-to-do. The Schwedenplatz station (named...

  • 73. University

    After a visit to the old University district around the Jesuitenkirche, a visit to the main building of the present University of Vienna at the Ringstrasse is recommended because this imposing and...

  • 74. Mozart's Grave

    It's not known exactly where Mozart was buried but most people think it is somewhere in St Marx Cemetery. Its fairly easy to spot the grave, just head up the main avenue and it'll be on your left. To...

  • 75. Ruprechtskirche - St Rupert's Church

    It is a church, like a nice present for the last day in Vienna. I found it very old and unique. It is different to other churches in Vienna - not so big, pompous, but very old one. It is said, that...

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