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
Prater, Vienna
Prater is a large recreational area best known for its amusement park and in particular its giant wheel. But Prater is also popular for its natural assets: meadows, streams and patches of woodland.
Stephansdom, Vienna
Vienna's Cathedral, the Gothic Stephansdom, was built in the 14th century at the site of an earlier church, of which two towers were incorporated. The majestic south tower still rises high over the city center.
Museum of Fine Arts, Vienna
Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum is not only home to one of the world's largest collections of paintings, but you'll also find decorative arts as well as artifacts from Egypt, the Antiquity and even Prehistoric artifacts.
Hofburg, Vienna
The Hofburg is an immense Imperial palace, built by generations of Habsburg rulers from the 13th century up to the early 20th century. It is home to a number of interesting museums such as the Schatzkammer.

Random Vienna Tours & Activities
Kursalon Vienna: Johann Strauss and Mozart Concert, Vienna
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$45.97
Wachau Valley Winery Small-Group Bike Tour from Vienna, Vienna
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$63.20



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