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
Peterskirche, Vienna
The Peterskirche is a high baroque church with an overwhelming interior excessively decorated with gilded sculpture groups and magnificent ceiling frescoes.
Hundertwasserhaus, Vienna
Between all the stately and formal buildings in Vienna, there are also some whimsical structures, most notably Hundertwasserhaus, a public housing unit converted by Hundertwasser into a colorful patchwork.
MuseumsQuartier, Vienna
The vast complex of the former imperial stables is now the site of a cluster of museums and cultural institutions as well as a number of cafés and shops, all arranged around an inviting inner courtyard.
Karlsplatz, Vienna
Karlsplatz is one of the largest squares in Vienna. Much of it is occupied by the Resselpark, where two beautiful former metro pavilions are located. Overlooking the park is Karlskirche, a glorious Baroque church.




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