Vienna (/ v i ˈ ɛ n ə / ⓘ vee-EN-ə; German: Wien ⓘ; Austro-Bavarian: Wean) is the capital, largest city, and one of the nine States of Austria. Vienna is Austria's most populous city and its primate city, with about two million inhabitants (2.9 million within the metropolitan area, nearly one-third of the country's population), and its ...
The official online travel guide for the city of Vienna, with information about sights, events and hotel bookings, and the Vienna City Card.
- 0.2 miles to city center. Address: Stephansplatz 3. 1 to 2 hours. TIME TO SPEND. Towering above the streets of the Innere Stadt, this massive cathedral is the true centerpiece of Vienna.
- 0.7 miles to city center. Address: Maria Theresienplatz. Museums. TYPE. 2 hours to Half Day. TIME TO SPEND.
- 3.1 miles to city center. Address: Schonbrunner Schloss-Strasse. Castles/Palaces, Sightseeing. TYPE. Half Day to Full Day. TIME TO SPEND.
- 1 mile to city center. Address: 1060 Wien. Free, Shopping. TYPE. 1 to 2 hours. TIME TO SPEND.
- Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. The jewel in Vienna's artistic crown is its Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. As well as accumulating vassal lands, the Habsburgs assembled one of Europe's finest collections of art and artefacts.
- Vienna’s coffee houses. Great works of art have been created in these 'living rooms' of the Viennese. Patronised by luminaries such as Mahler, Klimt, Freud, Trotsky and Otto Wagner in their day, Vienna's Kaffeehäuser (coffee houses) were added to the Unesco list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2011.
- MuseumsQuartier. Have you had enough of culture yet? No? Good, because the MuseumsQuartier (MQ) is a 90,000 sq metre exhibition space encompassing 60 cultural institutions ranging from fine art, music, theatre, and dance to game culture, street art and photography.
- Street art. The annual Calle Libre street art festival focuses on one guiding theme as celebrated artists respond across curated walls for a week each summer.
Vienna. Austria, Europe. Baroque streetscapes and imperial palaces set the stage for Vienna's artistic and musical masterpieces alongside its coffee-house culture and vibrant epicurean and design scenes.
About Vienna. With its Baroque palaces and manicured gardens, Vienna is all elegance and charm. What’s more: They’ve got a huge opera scene—with three houses including the Vienna State Opera—and a deep connection to classical music (Mozart, Beethoven, and Haydn all lived here). But it’s not all history at its (literal) finest.