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Vienna Attractions

Are you a fan of "The Sound of Music” a lover of Mozart a follower of Freud an admirer of Klimt or a seeker of the splendid Sachertorte? If so

historic imperial and sometimes decadent Vienna is sure to delight. With numerous museums parks year-round balls and grand coffee houses Vienna the city of music is the perfect destination for a relaxing holiday.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Vienna

Vienna is well known for its artists classical music and grand architecture. Vienna has 23 districts which spiral out from the city centre. It is a perfectly planned paradise and one of the most liveable cities in the world.

Central Vienna – The centre of the city is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prestigious buildings including the Hofburg Palace and the university line its magnificent boulevards. Here you can immerse yourself in history music and architectural delights.

Leopoldstadt – The home of the city’s largest green park Prater Park a large amusement park and the city’s biggest Jewish population Leopoldstadt is a great place for family fun chilling out or grabbing a tasty snack from a kosher bakery.

Gürtel Area – Dozens of clubs and bars make this vibrant part of Vienna the best place to go if you want to party.

Naschmarkt Area – After a long day exploring Vienna make yourself at home at a coffee house in Naschmarkt. You can also pick up some gifts to take home at this area’s trendy stores and art galleries.

Things to See in Vienna

Start your trip in Vienna by viewing the city from above on the fantastic Ferris wheel in Prater Park. Then go on a walk through the historic streets to encounter a range of architecture from classicist to modernist. Vienna is a great city to explore by foot with cultural gems such as the Schönbrunn Palace the Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral all within walking distance of each other. For a really unique experience and photo opportunity visit Hundertwasserhaus. This interesting building of several stories resembles a collage of colours and was built as a tribute to Expressionist artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. And what is the most fitting way to explore the historic city of Vienna? Why by by horse-drawn carriage of course.

Things to Do in Vienna

One could easily spend days exploring the Museumquartier in the City Centre of Vienna which contains over 100 museums. A good place to start is the twin national museums of fine art and natural history. Vienna is also famous for its balls with over 450 taking place every year. Get your glad rags on and waltz the night away at the opulent Hofburg Palace or at any of the more affordable balls held across the city. Of course a trip to Vienna is not complete without a visit to the theatre or the opera. Vienna’s historical celebrities such as Mozart have left their mark on the city and seeing a show at a venue such as the Theater an der Wien will be sure to make a lasting impression on you.

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Discover neighborhoods in Vienna

Innere Stadt

Known for its fascinating museums and stunning cathedral, there's plenty to explore in Innere Stadt. Check out top attractions like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Stephansplatz, and jump on the metro at Stephansplatz U-Bahn or Herrengasse U-Bahn to see more of the city.

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Leopoldstadt

Consider exploring the abundant dining options in Leopoldstadt. If sightseeing is on the list, Wiener Prater is a top attraction. Hop on the metro at Praterstern U-Bahn or Vorgartenstrasse U-Bahn to see more of the area.

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Wieden

Spend some time visiting places like Belvedere while getting to know Wieden, and be sure to check out the abundant dining options. You can hop aboard the metro at Taubstummengasse U-Bahn or Mayerhofgasse Station to see more of the area.

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Favoriten

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Favoriten. Spend some time visiting top spots like Vienna Twin Tower, and catch the metro at Alaudagasse Station or Neulaa Station to see more of the area.

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Landstrasse

You might take some time to check out the abundant dining options in Landstrasse. Spend some time visiting top spots like Hundertwasser House Vienna, and catch the metro at Rennweg S-Bahn or Rochusgasse U-Bahn to see more of the area.

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Neubau

Known for its ample dining options and fascinating museums, there's plenty to explore in Neubau. You can visit top attractions like Mariahilfer Street and Leopold Museum, and jump on the metro at Burggasse-Stadthalle U-Bahn or Volkstheater U-Bahn to see more of the city.

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