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Vienna

created by Serendipity1907 on 2014-11-06

Vienna
Trip from October 30th till November 1st.
  • 1
    Schönbrunn Palace

    253 votes

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    Despite all its magnificence, the Hapsburg summer residence is never pretentious or pompous, but ...

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    Naschmarkt

    196 votes

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    Vienna's most delightful food bazaar. Vienna's largest market has risen in recent years to become ...

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    St. Stephen's Cathedral

    188 votes

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    Affectionately known by the Viennese as the "Steffl", this city emblem is Austria's most importan...

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    Prater

    95 votes

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    Forests, meadows, "Wurstelprater" and a big wheel - the recreational paradise with an underground...

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    Hundertwasserhaus

    95 votes

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    A multi-coloured architectural spectacle. This communal residential complex, created by Friedensre...

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    Palmenhaus Schönbrunn

    27 votes

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    One of the largest green houses in Europe (2200 sqm), built 1883. Australian plants, Mediterranea...

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    Hofburg

    62 votes

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    The heart of the empire - with Lipizzaners, a boys' choir, a treasure trove and the national libr...

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    Österreichische Galerie

    59 votes

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    Gustav Klimt's "Kiss" and other shining examples of Viennese art nouveau. 19th and 20th century ar...

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    Neues Rathaus

    27 votes

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    This neo-Gothic magnificent building was created from 1872-83. The mayor as well as the municipal...

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    Donauturm

    18 votes

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    The Danube Tower stretches 252 m into the sky between the New and Old Donau districts. Together w...

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    Gloriette

    18 votes

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    The "Gloriette", which perches on the top of a hill in the Schönbrunn Palace Park recalls a victo...

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    Karlskirche

    33 votes

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    The votive building, a grandiose creation of Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach and his son Josep...

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    Spanische Hofreitschule

    28 votes

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    One of Vienna's special features is its stables in the city centre - indeed in the imperial palac...

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    Schloss Süssenbrunn

    4 votes

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    Staatsoper

    42 votes

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    The imperial-royal Court Opera House with its loggia, the side arcades and the metallic barrel ro...

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    Ruprechtskirche

    6 votes

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    Vienna's oldest church. Vienna's oldest preserved church. Records show that it was founded around ...

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    Michaelerplatz

    11 votes

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    This square has flair - from the surrounding buildings such as the Michaelkirche, the Looshaus an...

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    Urania

    5 votes

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    This combination of café, bar and restaurant offers cosmopolitan chic and creative cuisine. In su...

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    Synagoge

    2 votes

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    The Synagogue, built 1825/26 had to be disguised as a dwelling house and is therefore amongst oth...

  • 22
    Dreimäderlhaus

    2 votes

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    One of the most impressive municipal houses in Vienna. Particularly striking is the facade, the s...

  • 23
    Konzerthaus

    5 votes

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    This brilliant white Art Nouveau building is dominated by modern classical and contemporary music...

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    Kapuzinerkirche

    5 votes

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    The church was completed in 1632 and serves as a crypt for almost all German and Austrian emperor...

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    Heldendenkmal

    4 votes

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    Memorials for arch-duke Karl who defeated Napoleon and Prince Eugen who vanquished the Turks, als...

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    Burgtor

    2 votes

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    The Heldenplatz was built after the French retreated from Vienna and blew up the castle bastion. ...

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    Haus der Musik

    6 votes

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    Visitors can take a multimedia, interactive voyage through the world of sound on the seven floors...

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    Looshaus

    4 votes

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    There is hardly any other building in Vienna which has sparked off so much controversy as this re...

  • 29
    Franziskanerkirche

    5 votes

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    Franciscan church built in 1603

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    Palais Auersperg

    6 votes

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    One of the most beautiful secular buildings in the western center. Frequent chamber music evening...

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    Palais Schwarzenberg

    2 votes

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    This building is one of the oldest palaces in Vienna and now contains a hotel with 38 rooms. Beau...

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    Ronacher

    3 votes

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    Beautifully renovated variety theatre in Belle Époque style. Since its reopened a few years ago, ...

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    Deutschordenshaus

    2 votes

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    The Teutonic Order came here in 13th c to bring Christianity to east Europe. The treasury exhibit...

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    Bürgerhaus

    1 votes

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    One of many well-preserved historical residences in this quarter of the first Viennese district. ...

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    Liechtenstein Museum

    11 votes

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    The Princely Collections, which are considered to be the most significant and largest private art...

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    Dominikanerkirche

    1 votes

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    The façade of the mid-17th century Baroque building, with its flight of steps, gables and pilaste...

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    Hotel Imperial

    7 votes

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    This is where official guests of the city are accommodated. The ceiling frescos, precious carpets...

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    Altmannsdorfer Schlössl

    1 votes

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    Plain roman. construction with an odd history: it was commissioned in 1828 by J. Hoffmann, the ow...

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    Schloss Hetzendorf

    1 votes

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    Former hunting seat, built ca. 1694, commissioned by Sigismund count Thun, built by Johann Lukas ...

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    Amalienbad

    5 votes

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    These baths are an art-deco gem which at the time they were built set a new benchmark in Europe. ...

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    Raimundtheater

    3 votes

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    Operetta was produced here for decades. Today the offering is musicals such as "Beauty and the Be...

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    Hochstrahlbrunnen

    2 votes

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    Set of fountains (1873) in front of Schwarzenberg Castle, donated by Anton Gabrielli, put into op...

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    Michaelerkirche

    3 votes

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    This venerable house of God largely originating from the late Romantic period, the early 13th cen...

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    Basiliskenhaus

    2 votes

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    Secular building with Gothic core. The facade originates from 1740. A legend about the well near ...

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    Hoher Markt

    5 votes

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    The foundations and sections of wall from the Vindobona Roman legion camp have been discovered be...

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    Votivkirche

    8 votes

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    After the young Emperor Franz Joseph I had survived an assassination attempt in 1853, his brother...

  • 46
    Bundeskanzleramt

    1 votes

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    The former secret court chancellery was built between 1717 and 1720 by Johann Lukas von Hildebran...

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    Pestsäule

    8 votes

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    The Trinity Pillar endowed by Kaiser Leopold I recalls a plague epidemic which carried off more t...

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    Maria-Theresien-Denkmal

    7 votes

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    The mighty monument between the Art and Natural History Museum, a work by Caspar Zumbusch (1874-8...

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    Strudlhofstiege

    5 votes

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    The elegant Stiegenanlage, whose staircases and ramps cross a slope beween Währinger Strasse and ...

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    Augustinerkirche

    4 votes

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    Built around 1430, this Gothic hall church with lovely reticulated and ribbed vaulting, served th...

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    Parlament

    18 votes

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    This building is the seat of both the National and the Federal Council. By using antique shapes a...

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    Peterskirche

    8 votes

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    Erected in the early 18th century based on designs by Gabriel Montani and Johann L. von Hildebran...

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    Palais Ferstel

    1 votes

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    This jewel of Vienna Ringstrasse architecture was built by Heinrich von Festel for the Nationalba...

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    Sisi-Kapelle Am Himmel

    2 votes

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    Sisi Chapel On Heaven 1854 - 1856 On the occasion of the marriage of the imperial couple Elisabet...

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    Rosa Lila

    1 votes

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    Burgtheater

    18 votes

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    It is not just interesting to see the performances on the stage at this shrine to German-language...

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    Piaristenkirche

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    The double tower parish and order church Maria Treu is based on designs by Johann Lukas von Hilde...

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    Am Hof

    6 votes

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    The "court" of the Babenberg Dukes already stood on this spot, the former centre of the city, in ...

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    Millennium Tower

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    For other buildings called 'Millennium Tower', see Millennium Tower Millennium Tower, located in...

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    Neidhart-Fresken

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    These Gothic wall paintings were discovered by surprise during the conversion of an apartment in ...

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    Arsenal

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    The romantic feel of the exterior of the Arsenal is a contrast to the interior. Once weapons of a...

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    Bürgerhäuser am Spittelberg

    2 votes

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    Most of the houses in Spittelberggasse date back to the 18th century. No. 16 is a particularly be...

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    Palais Daun-Kinsky

    3 votes

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    The grand Daun-Kinsky Palace is still one of the most impressive buildings in the city in terms o...

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    Schloss Laudon

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    The Romanesque moated castle with its late-medieval gatehouse also encircles two round towers. It...

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    Palais Erzherzog Wilhelm

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    A secular building at the foot of the Bisamberg on the northern edge of Vienna is the palace of A...

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    Beethovenhaus, Trautsongasse

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    Beethoven spent part of his old age in this house in the 8th district and wrote the Credo "Missa ...

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    Ringturm

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    The Ring Tower is part of Old Vienna's original fortifications. In 1875 Emperor Franz Joseph I or...

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    Wasserturm

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    The pump complex, built at the end of the 19th century, was part of a heavily invested municipal ...

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    Haydn-Wohnhaus

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    The composer lived here from 1793 until his death and composed the oratorios "The Creation" and "...

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    Johann-Strauss-Denkmal

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    This gilded monument to the Viennese Waltz king is certainly one of the most magnificent in the S...

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    Palais Todesco

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    The Kärntner Strasse has very few historical buildings, one of which is the Baroque Palace Todesc...

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    Beethovenhaus, Ungargasse

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    Ludwig van Beethoven had many residences in Vienna and most are connected with a particular work....

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    Palais Prinz Eugen

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    Seat of the Federal Ministry of Finance. Prince Eugene of Savoy died here in 1736. Maria Theresa ...

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    Palais Fürstenberg

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    The Palace Fürstenburg was erected in 1720 and typifies, as no other building can, Baroque Vienna...

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    Palais Pallavicini

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    Today used as the Congress Center, a noble palace erected in 1784/84 in classicistic style by Fer...

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    Theseus-Tempel

    5 votes

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    The temple, built 1820-23 as a replica of the Theseion in Athens, is in the middle of Volksgarten...

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    Pallas-Athene-Brunnen

    1 votes

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    The fountain, built 1902, stands before the parliament. The figure of Pallas Athene was designed ...

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    Ausgrabungen am Michaelerplatz

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    Remains of a Roman settlement have been partially excavated here since 1990, which lay outside Vi...

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    Equitable-Palais

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    This palace, opposite the Haas House was built in 1891 and was HQ of the Equitable Life Insurance...

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    Österreichische K&K Hofkanzlei

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    Where history was made. The Congress of Vienna took place here 1814/15 after Napoleon's defeat. S...

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    Palais Wilczek

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    This Baroque house recieved its facade from Anton Ospel (1677-1756). Worth seeing in the Palace W...

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    Pfarrhof

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    In the courtyard of the Jesuit chapel stands the Stanislaus Kostka Chapel, dedicated to a Polish ...

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    Palais Batthyany

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    The Bankgasse is famous for its numerous Baroque nobles palaces, which line the street. House No....

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    Schubladenkastenhaus

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    On the Freyung, an unusually shaped square, is a building of great architectural interest. The bo...

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    Schottenkirche

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    Built for Irish monks at the end of the 12th century, the church has belonged to German Benedicti...

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    Kuffner Sternwarte

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    The Kuffner Observatory offers regular family-friendly guided tours on astronomical subjects such...

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    Sigmund-Freud-Museum

    4 votes

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    Manuscripts and other commemorative items are exhibited in the premises in which the father of ps...

  • 88
    Engelbrunnen

    1 votes

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    Set of fountains with a bronze statue, designed in 1893 by the artist Anton Wagner. The bronze st...

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    Gutenberg-Denkmal

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    Monument dedicated to the famous inventor of printing with movable type cast, J. Gutenberg (aroun...

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    Kaiser-Franz I-Denkmal

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    Late-classicistic equestrian statue of Emperor Franz I, designed by Balthasar F. Moll, erected in...

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    Mozart-Denkmal

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    In the Burggarten, only a stone's throw away from the Opernring is a memorial dedicated to Austri...

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    Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Denkmal

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    A monument for the popular Empress Elisabeth, wife of Franz Joseph, affectionately called "Sissi"...

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    Schloss Pötzleinsdorf

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    The castle in the 18th district was later used as a youth hostel. The extensive park behind the c...

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    Schloss Wilhelminenberg

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    The castle was built in Vienna's 16th district 1905 and replaced a previous one. A classicistic r...

  • 95
    Palais Erzherzog Ludwig Viktor

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    City palace, built by H. Ferstel in the Italian Renaissance style. Above the cornice statues of f...

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    Schloss Alt-Erlaa

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    The castle was built in 1766-70. The modern "Wohnpark Alt-Erlaa" is also worth a visit which cons...

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    Schloss Neugebäude

    1 votes

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    Summer castle of Emperor Maximilian II, built 1569 by an unknown architect. The "Villa Suburbana"...

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    Schloss Kaiserebersdorf

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    Castle complex, owned by princes since 1499, destroyed in 1529. Reconstruction was followed by ex...

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    Zauberflötenbrunnen

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    Set of fountains, designed in 1905 by the artist Karl Wollek. The bronze figures portray two char...

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    Heumühle

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    Hist. edifice, built in 16th c. the mill facilities have a wooden ceiling and carved beams have p...

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    Schuberts-Sterbehaus

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    The great composer Franz Schubert spent his last days here. The Historic Museum of Vienna has con...

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    Spinnerin am Kreuz

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    Also Crispinus-Kreuz, landmark of the Vienna's old town, Gothic statue, designed in 1451/52 by ma...

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    Salesianerinnenkirche

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    The church belonging to the convent of the same name was donated in 1717 by Queen Amalia. The dom...

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    Danubius-Brunnen

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    Set of fountains (1869) by Johann Meixner, presented to the city of Vienna by Franz Joseph I. It ...

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    Ursulinenkloster

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    Empress Eleonore donated this convent which was built in 1665-75. The church has a facade with pi...

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    Kirche zur Heiligen Anna

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    This 17th-century church has 18th-century decorations. The frescoes are by Daniel Gran. "St. Anne...

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    Anastasius-Grün-Denkmal

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    Memorial of Anton Alexander duke of Auersperg, whose pen name was Anastastius Grün (4.11.1806-9.1...

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    Malteserkirche

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    Church of the Order of the Knights of Malta/Johanniterorden, essentially dates from the 14th cent...

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    Mosesbrunnen

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    Set of fountains, designed by J. M. Fischer. The fountain was initially in the courtyard of house...

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    Figaro-Haus

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    South of the archbishop's palace is the Figaro house commemorating Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He li...

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    Erzbischöfliches Palais

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    The archiepiscopal palace built by G. Coccapani (1632-69) is north of the Stephansdom. It houses ...

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    Rudolf-von-Alt-Denkmal

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    Memorial for R.v. Alt (1812-1905), by H. Scherpe. Alt was water colorist and vedute painter. His ...

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    Kirche zu den 9 Chören der Engel

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    This ecclesiastic bldg. was donated by Albrecht III in 1386 as Carmelite church. Today owned by t...

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    Kornhäuselturm

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    Residence, built by Josef Kornhäusel 1825-27. The building has a studio in the tower. On the faca...

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    Kaiser-Jubiläums-Kirche

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    Also called Franz-von-Assisi Church, built on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of emperor Fra...

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    Josephinum

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    The early classical building of the former Medico-Surgical Military Academy today houses the Inst...

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    Mahnmal gegen Krieg und Faschismus

    1 votes

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    The monument made by Alfred Hrdlicka recalls the victims of the Second World War and the Nazi dic...

  • 119
    Donnerbrunnen

    1 votes

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    A masterpiece by the Baroque sculptor Georg Raphael Donner. The statue in the centre represents P...

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    Café Sacher Wien

    23 votes

    café

    Very posh, but very sweet! That's the unofficial motto of this small café right behind the state ...

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