Country : Austria
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German (Austrian German)
City: 1 674 909 (2008)
Metro: 2 285 988 (2008)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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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
Liechtenstein Palace, Vienna
The Liechtenstein Palace was built in the early 18th century for Prince Liechtenstein. It is now home to a museum with a private collection of artwork displayed in a sumptuous Baroque decor.
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.
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.
Freyung, Vienna
Freyung is a triangular square bordered by the Schottenkirche, a church originally built in the 12th century by Irish monks. At the center of the square is the Austria Fountain, installed here in 1846.

Random Vienna Tours & Activities
Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Vienna Including Meal, Vienna
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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5-Day Sightseeing Tour from Vienna to Budapest, Vienna
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  • Duration: 5 days/4 nights
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