vienna
Country : Austria
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German (Austrian German)
Population
City: 1 674 909 (2008)
Metro: 2 285 988 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Vienna
closeVienna, the capital of Austria, boasts an impressive number of palaces, monuments and other landmarks due to its centuries long position as the heart of the Habsburg Empire.
Most of the city's main sights are located in Vienna's compact center or at the boulevard encircling the historic center, which makes it easy to visit the city on foot. Other neighborhoods are easily accessible thanks to the efficient subway.
Random Vienna Highlights
Rathaus, Vienna
Vienna's Neues Rathaus (new city hall) was built at the end of the 19th century in a Gothic Revival style. At the top of its 100 meter tall tower stands a statue known as the Rathausmann.
Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
As soon as the Schönbrunn Palace was completed, it became the favorite residence of the Habsburg family. Its Schlosspark is a magnificent park with numerous monuments and fountains.
Staatsoper, Vienna
Vienna's opera house was constructed in 1869 as the Hofoper (court opera). The monumental building has a high renaissance design fronted by a beautiful Italianesque loggia.
Michaelerplatz, Vienna
Michaelerplatz is a square dominated by the Michaelertor, a grand archway leading to the heart of the Hofburg. Opposite are the modern Looshaus and the Michaelerkirche, one of Vienna's oldest churches.

Random Vienna Tours & Activities
Vienna House of Music Entrance Ticket, Vienna
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$14.32
Vienna Sightseeing Tour with Danube Boat Ride, Vienna
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$57.28



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