Josefstadt is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes. The neighborhood's charm comes through with its college atmosphere. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Book a hotel, hostel or apartment in Josefstadt and start exploring everything in and around Vienna.
The area's storied past is told through the monuments and historic sites, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Browse the collections at Museum of Natural History, Museumsquartier, or Leopold Museum. You can attend a show at Theater in der Josefstadt, Volkstheater, and Burgtheater. Palais Auersperg, Votive Church, and Minorite Church are monuments worth a look. Maria Theresa Square, Schottenkirche, and Imperial Treasury are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Take a tour of campus around University of Vienna, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, or Vienna University of Technology. Create some family memories at Wurstelprater and Schoenbrunn Zoo.
You can get some shopping done while you're here, or take part in any number of other activities. You'll find the great outdoors at parks like People's Garden, Castle Garden, and Augarten. Surround yourself with nature at Danube Island. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Lugner City, Kohlmarkt Street, and Naschmarkt. Wiener Stadthalle, Rotenturm Street, or Ringstrassen Galerien will provide yet another welcomed diversion.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Vienna State Opera, Schoenbrunn Palace, and Museum of Art History. You can also stop by Sissi Museum, Vienna Furniture Museum, and Hofburg Imperial Palace.
If you want to get around the city, Rathaus U-Bahn is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Josefstadter Street U-Bahn and Thaliastrasse U-Bahn.
Josefstadt is 10.9 miles (17.6 km) from the airport in Vienna (VIE-Vienna Intl.).