Grätzls in Vienna, Austria

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Every month we feature a different 'Grätzl', what the Viennese lovingly call their neighborhoods. Find recommendations for what to eat, do, and see in every corner of this city. You may learn some history while your at it!

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The Servitenviertel is almost hidden, with countless side streets and cobblestones walks inviting you to a leisurely stroll. It’s almost impossible to rush anywhere here. Just off the Ring opposite the old Stock Exchange (Börse), the “D” tram leads . Saints And Sinners, February 2016, Vienna, Walks, Austria, Notre Dame, The Neighbourhood, Old Things, Ring

Servitenviertel | Saints and Sinners in the Neighborhood | Metropole

The Servitenviertel is almost hidden, with countless side streets and cobblestones walks inviting you to a leisurely stroll. It’s almost impossible to rush anywhere here. Just off the Ring opposite the old Stock Exchange (Börse), the “D” tram leads you quickly across the Berggasse and into an- other world: The Servitenviertel. With the pedestrian […]

A quick tour around the Spittelberg district of Vienna. Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, December, Tours, City, Cities, The Neighborhood

Spittelberg | The Village in the Village | Metropole

A quick tour around the Spittelberg district of Vienna.

Gracious old Vienna can be set in its ways. But a few entrepreneurs and activists are trying to do things differently. By Alexander Fanta & Christoph Schlemmer Half a century ago, Vienna was a very conservative place. To prove just . Activists, City Life, Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, Entrepreneur, September, Canning, The Neighborhood

Shaking up the Grätzl | Metropole

The Viennese sense of comfort may have spurted conservatism, but the city has changed and a few entrepreneurs and activists are shaking things up even more.

An English-language guide to points of interest in Pötzleinsdorf, in Vienna's district. Into The Woods, English Language, Vienna, Austria, Garden Sculpture, The Neighbourhood, Outdoor Decor, Plants, English People

Pötzleinsdorf | Into the Woods | Metropole

An English-language guide to points of interest in Pötzleinsdorf, in Vienna's 18th district.

This is Esterhazypark: An early target of gentrification, the area attracts an eclectic mix of wealthy urbanites, college students and young creatives. Trendy Bar, Old Trees, Vienna, Austria, Playground, Cage, Statue Of Liberty, Galleries, The Neighbourhood

Esterhazypark – In the Shadow of History | Metropole

This is Esterhazypark: An early target of gentrification, the area attracts an eclectic mix of wealthy urbanites, college students and young creatives.

Grätzl: Weißgerberviertel – Art on the Riverside Art And Architecture, Vienna, Austria, Times Square, The Neighbourhood, Explore, History, City, Historia

Grätzl: Weißgerberviertel – Art on the Riverside | Metropole

Metropole explores this "Grätzl" in Vienna's 3rd district

Vienna’s hilly north side may be cozy but not sleepy. Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, September, Cozy, History, Nature, Naturaleza, Historia

Oberdöbling | The Noble Nineteenth’s Bourgeois Ghetto | Metropole

Vienna’s hilly north side, in the 19th district, is a middle-class ghetto, abundant with nature and, whilst comfy, far from sleepy!

Grätzl: Piaristenviertel Students and professors, officials and artists all feel at home in this… Center Stage, Vienna, Professor, Austria, The Neighbourhood, Street View, History, World, City

Piaristenviertel | Best of Both Worlds | Metropole

Students and professors, officials and artists all feel at home in this venerable neighborhood If location is everything, the Piaristenviertel in Vienna’s 8th district has it all: Within walking distance of the university, City Hall and the government district, it has long attracted both civil servants and intelligentsia, living in harmony in neighborhood cafés and […]

Grätzl: The Hofburg The Viennese can be a tad formal at times: strings of titles, hand kissing, fancy dress. But when you’ve had the Hofburg down the street for some 750 years, it can gradually make an impression. Kissing, Vienna, Fancy Dress, Austria, The Neighbourhood, Empire, Times, Formal, Street

Hofburg | Downtown Empire | Metropole

The Viennese can be a tad formal at times: strings of titles, hand kissing, fancy dress. But when you’ve had the Hofburg down the street for some 750 years, it can gradually make an impression. With 16 wings, over 2,600 rooms, the former seat of imperial power and winter residence of the Habsburgs is a […]

Grätzl: Karmeliterviertel – Common Market A guide to Vienna's Karmeliterviertel (Carmelite quarter) in the second district, including markets, stores, restaurants and attractins Vienna, Austria, The Neighbourhood, Two By Two, Restaurants, June, Street View, Marketing, City

Karmeliterviertel | Common Market | Metropole

A guide to Vienna's Karmeliterviertel (Carmelite quarter) in the second district, including markets, stores, restaurants and attractins