Vienna Things to Do

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    State Opera
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    Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
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  • 51. 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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  • 52. 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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  • 53. Musikverein

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located near Karlsplatz, is the Musikverein which is a concert hall, home to the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The bright colour of this neoclassical building grabbed my attention. Built in 1869, I...

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

    Just a few steps away from the Secession gallery, I found this lovely building - The Academy of Fine Arts. I didn't want to go inside, but did stop and admire the Neo Renaissance façade. There was a...

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  • 55. 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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  • 56. Judenplatz

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Judenplatz was the centre of Jewish life in Vienna in medieval times. The Jews lived in a ghetto of just 70 houses, their backs turned to surrounding streets to form a wall, and in the centre was...

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  • 57. Museumsquartier - MQ

    Our friends introduced us to this vibrant area of the city which claims to be “one of the largest art and culture complexes in the world”. It brings together museums, galleries, performance spaces,...

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  • 58. Nationalbibliothek

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 59. Kaisergruft - The Imperial Crypt

    On the left-hand side of the Capuchin Church, is the entrance to the Imperial Crypt which lies beneath the Capuchin church. The Imperial Crypt, or Kaisergruft, is the last resting place of dozens of...

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  • 60. Mozarthaus - Mozart's House

    3 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 61. Burgtheatre

    The Burg Theatre or Austrian National Theater was another building that took my breath away! It is a step back in time to the days of Empress Maria Theresa, who founded it in 1741, although this...

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  • 62. Stephansplatz

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Wow! I loved the building at Singerstrasse 1! The design, the decorative painted exterior, the position - This building from 1882 had it all - Yes, including McDonalds and the famous Aida Pastrie...

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  • 63. Jesuit Church - Jesuitenkirche

    Another interesting area for a stroll is that around the Jesuitenkirche and the old university buildings nearby. We walked around here on a Sunday and it was surprisingly quiet and peaceful, only a...

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  • 64. Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien - MUMOK

    MUMOK (short for Museum Moderner Kunst) is a fascinating and time absorbing museum for anyone who likes modern art and modern architecture. Firstly the building itself is intriguing, a solid object in...

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  • 65. Haas Haus

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 66. Johann Strauss

    Johan Strauss II is with Sisi one of the touristic themes of Vienna. The advantage of Johan Strauss is that his compositions are still performed, probably more in Vienna than elsewhere. His all gilded...

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  • 67. University

    As I walk I find the Rathausstrasse turns into Reichsratsstrasse. This time, on one side of the road were arcaded houses built in the style of late Hisitoricism. I walked through the arcades and...

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  • 68. Christmas Market

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 69. Pestsaule

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 70. Donauturm - Danube Tower

    4 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 71. Ruprechtskirche - St Rupert's Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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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  • 72. Kahlenberg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 73. Art History Museum - Kunsthistorisches

    Is also known by the name "Naturhistorisches Museum." This is the other large and nearly identical building on the other side of Maria-theresie-platz. The Natural History Museum is one of the...

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  • 74. Haus der Musik

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 75. Donner Fountain

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Donnerbrunnen or Donner Fountain, is a beautiful large baroque Fountain, built by Georg Donner between 1737 to 1739. The Fountain was also named after him. He had an idea to build a fountain...

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