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
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
Ringstraße, Vienna
The Ringstraße is a boulevard created in the 19th century at the site of the former city fortifications. In a span of just two decades a host of magnificent buildings were erected here, from a city hall to an opera house.
Heldenplatz, Vienna
The Heldenplatz is a spacious square near the former imperial palace of the Habsburg rulers. The square is named after two of Austria's most famous war heroes, who are honored with large equestrian statues.
Hoher Markt, Vienna
This square is built on ruins of a Roman garrison, as evidenced by an underground museum. Other attractions are a baroque 18th century fountain and the Ankeruhr, a magnificent Jugendstil clock.
Naschmarkt, Vienna
Naschmarkt is the largest open air market in Vienna. There are plenty of stalls selling food, drinks and a whole range of different wares. It is also a popular place to have a quick bite to eat.




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