Vienna the beautiful capital is a real jewel-case in Austria.
If you are planning to spend your holiday in Austria, you would definitely want to pay a visit to the city.
The list of sights in Vienna is endless, we could write a whole book about them. So let’s just see the most important and most popular ones. Please see more information below.
The Kartnerstrasse area: you can find the St. Stephen’s Cathedral here, as well as the Capuchin Church, beneath which is the burial chamber of the royal members of the House of Habsburg. 144 sarcophaguses and the final resting places of 12 emperors and 16 empresses are located here.
The Ringstrasse is Vienna’s most popular street, built in a circle pattern after the demolition of the castle walls. Vienna’s richest families had built their homes here. A very specific sight of the Austrian architecture. The mixture of neoromantic, neoclassicist and eclectic styles is considered as the „Ringstrassen style”.
In Stubenring (part of the Ringenstrasse) you can visit many fantastic places such as the Urania Observatory (with a little observatory on top of it), or the attractive Austrian Parliament Buildings. The Austrian Postal Savings Bank and the Museum of Applied Arts will amaze you with their beauty. The castle garden, the city park with its wonderful statues, and the Royal Opera House with its scenery and architecture are exceptional. Don’t forget to check out the Goethe and the Schiller memorials either.
The Hofburg palace is located at the Heldenplatz, and is a very unique Viennese spectacle.
The Maria-Theresien-Platz is home for many museums such as the Messepalast and the Volkstheater. The Dr. Karl-Lauger-Ring is well-known and rich in sights. The Roosevelt Platz and the Schottenring are quite famous, too, not to mention the Belvedere Palace and the Schönbrunn Palace located just outside the city.
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