vienna
Country : Austria
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German (Austrian German)
Population
City: 1 741 246 (2013)
Metro: 2 374 720 (2013)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Vienna
info Karlskirche
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
Burgtheater, Vienna
The Burgtheater is a grandiose structure built at the end of the 19th century to house the royal theater company , the second oldest still active theater company in Europe.
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.
Albertina, Vienna
The Albertina is both a palace and a museum with a magnificent collection of graphic art that contains works from great artists such as Dürer, Michelangelo and Rubens. The lavish state rooms of the Albertina are also open to the public.
Parlament, Vienna
Austria's Parliament is seated in a monumental neoclassical building completed in 1884 for the former Reichsrat. In front of the central portico stands a colossal statue of Athena, goddess of wisdom.




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