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
Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
As soon as the Schönbrunn Palace was completed, it became the favorite residence of the Habsburg family. Its Schlosspark is a magnificent park with numerous monuments and fountains.
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.
Schwarzenbergplatz, Vienna
Schwarzenbergplatz is a vast square intersected by wide roads. There are several sights at the square including a fountain, a Soviet monument and a statue of the prince after whom the square was named.
Maria-Theresien-Platz, Vienna
Maria-Theresien-Platz is a square that was laid out in the 19th century as part of an ambitious project to create a new museum complex. At the center stands a large monument dedicated to empress Maria Theresa.

Random Vienna Tours & Activities
Private Tour: Half-Day History of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$390.00
Vienna Airport Private Departure Transfer, Vienna
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$11.63



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