Sightseeing in Vienna
Want to know what are the places to visit in Vienna so that you don’t miss a thing? Here’s an overview of all of them, from the magnificent Baroque buildings…
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St. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna and also the very center of the city. 💡 At 136 meters in height, it is the tallest church in Austria. ⛪ Have you already seen it from the inside? 💫
Europe's largest Baroque library houses over 200,000 historic books on its richly decorated wooden shelves. 📖 The Grand Hall is rightly one of the most beautiful library rooms in the world. 💡 Have you already been there? 🤔
Vienna has produced outstanding buildings in all periods of architecture. Imperial splendor beckons just as much as state-of-the-art skyscrapers. Explore the whole episode now! 💫
We'll show you some of Vienna's greatest hits & downtown visitor tips. From the perfect morning stroll to the best authentic Viennese food, this fully walk-through tour will bring you the perfect experience for visiting the Inner City of Vienna. Watch the whole episode on Youtube now!
The Weltmuseum Wien is one of the museums that dedicates a special program to the Vienna World's Fair anniversary in 2023. 🎡 The museum is one of the most important museums of ethnography in the world and should be on every Vienna bucket list. 🎟️ Tip: with the Vienna City Card, you can even get a discount on the admission fee. Find out more!
The ZOOM Children's Museum is all about questioning, touching, exploring, feeling and playing to one's heart's content – on an area of 1,600 square meters. ©WienTourismus
An elevator in the North Tower of the "Steffl" will take you and your children to see Austria's largest bell, known as the "Pummerin" or boomer. And if you have the energy you can climb the 343 steps to the Türmerstube (tower room) to enjoy unique views of Vienna and take a closer look at some of the cathedral's 230,000 roof tiles. ©Wien Tourismus
Internationally acclaimed architects, including Zaha Hadid, designed the new campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Vienna therefore has not only a new university but also a new destination for people with an interest in architecture. Location: Welthandelsplatz 1 1020 Wien ©Wien Tourismus
Vienna has produced outstanding buildings in all periods of architecture. 🏛️ Imperial splendor beckons just as much as state-of-the-art skyscrapers. Watch the episode and explore!
The construction is a reminder of Peter von Strudl, the founder of the Academy of Visual Arts. ©WienTourismus/Christian Stemper
St. Stephen's Cathedral and Haas House. St. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna. Construction commenced in the 12th century. Today, it is one of the most important Gothic structures in Austria. ©WienTourismus / Peter Rigaud.
Vienna’s architecture is booming: Dominique Perrault built the imposing DC Tower, Austria’s tallest building, Jean Nouvel constructed a modern hotel by the Danube Canal, and Coop Himmelb(l)au's angled residential tower nestles against the old gasometers. One of Europe's most modern railway stations has also been created with the new Vienna Main Station. ©WienTourismus / David Auner.
Beautiful St. Stephen's Cathedral's roof. St. Stephen's Cathedral is the symbol of Vienna. Construction commenced in the 12th century. Today, it is one of the most important Gothic structures in Austria. ©WienTourismus / Peter Rigaud.
The former summer residence of the Habsburgs impresses with imperial ceremonial rooms and magnificent gardens. Maria Theresa, Emperor Franz Joseph, Empress Elisabeth and others once resided here. © WienTourismus / Peter Rigaud, Schönbrunn Palace.
Spittelau waste incineration plant. In Vienna, energy is also art. Vienna’s power plants not only provide clean energy, but are also a part of the city’s skyline, with their artistic and innovative design. Tours are offered to let visitors take a peek behind the scenes of this technology and learn more about environmental and climate protection measures. ©WienTourismus / David Auner