About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide
About Vienna - Your City Travel Guide

Sightseeing

Sights of Vienna

Sightseeing Tours and Attractions

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Anchor Clock - Ankeruhr

The Anchor Clock was built between 1911 and 1917 after the plans of the painter Franz von Matsch. It is situated on the oldest square of Vienna and represents a typical Art Nouveau design.

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Belvedere Palace

The two magnificient palaces on the Belvedere grounds lie in the middle of a splendid park. They were constructed for Prince Eugene of Savoy by J.L. von Hildebrandt, a famous Baroque architect.

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Burgtheater - National Theatre

The Burgtheater (National Theatre)+ is situated in the first district. In 1741 Empress Maria Theresia handed an unused dance-house over to the theatre-company Sellier. Since then, this building was used as a theatre.

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BURGTHEATER (NATIONAL THEATRE)
Donauinsel

If you want to enjoy a magnificent view over Vienna the Donauturm is the right place to go. The Viennese affectionately call the tower "Concrete needle". It is 352 meters high and was built within 20 months!

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DANUBE TOWER & DANUBE ISLAND
Hofburg

The Hofburg was orignially a medieval castle, but today only the castle chapel remembers of its medieval past. The Hofburg was extended to a magnificent residence when the Habsburg's power increased.

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Karlskirche

Karlskirche is the biggest cathedral in Baroque style north of the Alps. Building commenced in 1715 following plans of famous Austrian Baroque architect Johann Fischer von Erlach.

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Naschmarkt

There is quite a number of markets where you can buy fresh vegetable and asorted tidbits. But Naschmarkt is arguably more than that: it is a Viennese institution dating back to the 16th century.

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Ring Boulevard

The Vienna Ring Boulevard is 4 kilometres long and circles the city centre. The construction of the Ring Boulevard was initiated by Emperor Franz Joseph I in December 1857.

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The Ferris Wheel

The Prater is Vienna's most popular fun fair. Here one can enjoy a great view from the giant Ferris wheel, and one can do sports and relax in the area of forest land and fields.

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Schoenbrunn Palace

The Palace with its surrounding buildings and the huge park is one of the most significant cultural monuments in Austria. It was generally used as the summer residence of the Habsburg rulers.

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Schoenbrunn Zoo

Schönbrunn Zoo is the world's oldest and only baroque zoo. The Schoenbrunn Zoo is situated in the south-eastern part of the Habsburgs' summer residence and was built in 1760.

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Sculpture

The Spanish Riding School is the oldest and last Riding School in the world where classic dressage is still practised in its purest form. This Institute was founded in 1572.

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St Stephen's Cathedral

St. Stephen's Cathedral is situated in the city centre, and for centuries it has been the heart of Vienna. It is one of the most famous Viennese sights and was built in 1147.

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Opera

The Vienna Opera House is situated in the frist district of Vienna at the southern end of the Kärntnerstrasse. August von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der Nüll built the Court Opera House from 1861 to 1869.

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Domgasse, Blutgassen District

Its many nooks and crannies, narrow and winding roads and its medieval and baroque houses, define Blutgassen district, the area next to St. Stephan’s Cathedral.

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Public Library, Vienna

A new public library was opened in May 2005 in Vienna. This is more exciting than it sounds: the building features spectacular modern architecture which restructures central Urban Lorentz square to best effects.

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