Things to see in Vienna

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Vienna.
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  • I grew up dreaming of Empress Sissi. I couldn´t understand how she couldn´t be happy, with these gardens, these landscapes, with a prince at her side. Time has passed and now I understand that happiness has nothing to do with having...
  • This ferris wheel, built in 1897 is an attraction of Vienna, and not just because it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world from the 20s to 1985 with its 61 meter of height. It was one of the things I liked most in the Austrian c...
  • Vienna is synonymous with classical music. This building is a must, not only for music fans but for lovers of culture in general. In neoclassical style, it was opened on May 25, 1869. The months before inauguration were full of co...
  • We visited the city of Vienna at Christmas time. We were only there for two days because we were doing the route between the capitals of neighboring countries, so we only had time to visit this palace. We walked from the Kuntshaus (...
  • Every year at the beginning of the academic year, the Vienna City Hall would send invitations to the Erasmus students, inviting them to the welcome party hosted by the mayor. That was when I had the opportunity to visit the interior...
  • The Hundertwasser is a residential building which you can find on Kegelgasse street, number 34-38, located in the 3rd district of Vienna. It was designed by the architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. This building is decorated accor...
  • Stephensdom is one of the most characteristic places in the Austrian capital. Vienna is a fascinating city for tourists and its cathedral and the Plaza de San Esteban is an unforgettable place. The dark gothic, black area of ​​the c...
  • Hofburg, the winter palace, is the largest palace in the city of Vienna and one in which the Empress Sissi resided. 240,000 square meters and 2,600 rooms make up this amazing residence which does not skimp on details anywhere. It is...
  • Right in the center of Vienna, the Parliament stands among other great monumental buildings in this city that fascinated me so much. From outside, the building is breathtaking. It has a serious air to it, its white marble and shape...
  • Bicycle route around the Austrian Danube from Passau (on the border with Germany) to Vienna. Along the 325 kilometers following the course of the river, it passes through beautiful villages in upper Austria and the Wachau wine growi...
  • As stated on the plaque in the square, "Mexico was the only country which officially protested before the League of Nations against the violent annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany." And it was for this reason that it was decided t...
  • It is a unique building and it´s worth taking a look at it´s exterior. It is interesting to go inside, although the main reason would be to look at the work of Gustav Klint. Photographs are no alloweed and also the entrance is quit...
  • Naschmarkt is the most popular street market in Vienna. Active since the 16th century, you can find absolutely everything from food stalls, fruit, cheese, spices, bread, typical clothing stalls or decorative things. There are also p...
  • Karlsplatz Square is one of the most famous in the city. It's practically right next to the Opera and the Exhibition Hall of Secession. We were standing before a very big square, with the occasional small stand in the middle. It's f...
  • It is one of the main streets of in the centre of Vienna. It is one of the busiest and most lively you will see throughout the city. This street, which starts almost at the opera house, goes down to Karlsplatz and leads to the famou...
  • The flea market in Vienna is a perfect place to get to grips with the city. The fleas, who the market is named after, come from the Middle Ages, these parasites attached themselves to peoples' heads and monkeys were used to remove t...
  • Located in the emblematic Karlsplatz, in the heart of Vienna, you'll find Karlskirche, one of Vienna's icons. The best way to get there is by metro. Get off at the Karlsplatz top or tram 71. The entry fee to the temple is 6 euros. I...
  • The Musikverein is one of the landmarks of Vienna, where every year the world-famous New Year's Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic takes place. Franz Joseph I donated the land for the construction of the building, which opened in 18...
  • After having travelled to a lot of major cities and having seen cathedrals in Rome, Paris, Florence, Venice and others, I arrived with my two friends in Vienna where I would never have thought to find a cathedral with such great sta...
  • Hundertwasser is one of the main attractions of Vienna as part of their cultural heritage. The complex was built between 1983-1986, you can like it or dislike it but you will not be left indifferent. The building is the work of the ...
  • It is located in Vienna. It is the oldest amusement park in the world. Here we can relax or have. There, we can go up the oldest ferris wheel in Europe, go through the tunnel of fear or get on the roller coaster (which is not recom...
  • If you are lucky enough to go to Vienna in November or December, you must browse through the traditional Christmas markets that are located all throughout the city. There are many, but among them are the Schönbrunn (next to the famo...
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