Walzerkönig Johann Strauss in den Sofiensälen Wien

Die wahre Heimat des Wiener Walzers

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Attractions and culture

Schoenbrunn Palace is one of the most popular cultural heritage sites in Austria and has been the most visited attraction in Vienna since the 1960s.

The Vienna amusement park "Prater" and a ferris wheel ride are must-sees in Vienna. It is a perfect spot for families with children and a wonderful recreation area close to downtown Vienna.

Vienna Zoo is the oldest zoo in Europe. The zoo was elected as the best zoo in Europe for the 4th time in a row. This zoo is popular with kids and adults alike.

The Belvedere is one of the most striking and significant museums in the world and an absolute must-see for the visitor to Vienna. When the Imperial Collection was opened in the year 1781, the Upper Belvedere became one of the first museums in the world to be accessible to the public. The highlight of a collection featuring turn-of-the-century art is the largest collection of Gustav Klimt paintings in the world, including the famed Art Nouveau icons, The Kiss and Judith I.

252 meters high, with two express lifts, which take you in 35 seconds to the lookout terrace at a height of 150 metres: that´s the Donauturm, a typical Viennese landscape.

The Vienna Pass is a sightseeing package which offers you free access to more than 60 top tourist sights.

Vienna Walks & Talks - discover Vienna by bus, by foot or by bike.

You can’t miss it: Vienna's Saint Stephen's Cathedral, located in the heart of downtown Vienna.

The Imperial Palace, the Habsburgs' former winter residence, houses the Sisi Museum, the Imperial Apartments and the Silver Collection.

Mozarthaus Vienna is Mozart’s sole Viennese apartment that has been preserved to this day.

MuseumsQuartier Wien is home to numerous museums and is one of the most popular urban places to be in Vienna.

The Hundertwasserhaus is yet another one of the must-sees in Vienna. The KunstHausWien museum is located right around the corner.

Visit the Technical Museum Vienna for extraordinary insight into the world of technology.

Albertina museum, located right behind the State Opera, is one of the most famous museums in Vienna, attracting visitors with top-notch permanent exhibitions and temporary exhibits.

There is no visiting Vienna without having seen it: the famous State Opera at the far end of the equally famous shopping street Kärntner Straße.

The Burgtheater and the Akademietheater rank among the most prestigious theaters in German-speaking countries.

The small, but wonderful Theater Drachengasse, located in close proximity to Schwedenplatz square, focuses on contemporary theater with modern staging.

Visit Klettenheimers KleinKunstCafé to experience art up close and personal: this theater offers a combination of traditional theater, comedy and singing, brought to you with a true loving touch.

A true winter fairy tale: an ice skating ring with the fabulous Town Hall as a backdrop. Open from mid-January to mid-March.

Magical: the Christmas market at Town Hall square (Rathausplatz). Open from mid-November to 24 December.

This "beach bar" is a nice and cozy place, offering real sand, cocktails and food. It is located next to Urania, in close proximity to Schwedenplatz square.