St Stephen’s Cathedral is one of Vienna’s most important and symbolic buildings as the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna. The 14th century Romanesque and Gothic cathedral is famous for its multi-coloured tiled roof and has played a part in Viennese culture over the centuries, witnessing many important imperial and social events.
The Spanish Riding School is a renowned institution and tradition that has been part of Vienna’s rich culture since 1565. It’s a traditional riding school for Lipizzan horses that perform their haute école equestrian skills to audiences in the Hofburg Palace.
The Austrian Parliament Building (German: Parlamentsgebäude, colloquially das Parlament) in Vienna is where the two houses of the Austrian Parliament conduct their sessions. The building is located on the Ringstraße boulevard in the first district Innere Stadt, near Hofburg Palace and the Palace of Justice.
The Leopold Museum is a unique treasure-house of Viennese Jugendstil, the Wiener Werkstätte and Expressionism. It is the most-visited museum of the city's hottest cultural site, the MuseumsQuartier, and it houses the most significant and largest Egon Schiele collection in the world, as well as masterworks by Secession founder Gustav Klimt.
Vienna’s 13th district has always been in the shadow of Schönbrunn Palace and its gardens, but has interesting hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Allow half a day for the imposing Habsburg residence and the gardens with Gloriette belvedere. Reserve the other half to discover the secret charms of this posh residential neighborhood.
The Secession is one of the few Vienna attractions that ripped local tastes apart: It was designed by Joseph Maria Olbrich and revolutionary artists of the Association of Visual Artists of Austria, among them Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffmann and Koloman Moser, as their own exhibition house in 1898.
Enjoyed seeing Maria-Theresien-Platz under a late winter layer of snow Maria-Theresien-Platz is the beautifully landscaped square between Kunsthistorische and Naturhistorisches Museum. We enjoyed seeing this public space during the recently under a layer of snow.
About Wiener Musikverein A paradise for avid music lovers, Wiener Musikverein, is a concert hall commonly known as Musikverein located in the Innere Stadt borough of Vienna. Presently, the venue has a total of six affiliated halls namely Golden Hall, Great Hall, Johannes Brahms, Metal, Glass, Wooden and Stone Hall.
The Burgtheater (National Theatre) also known as 'Burg' or 'Haus am Ring' (House at Ring boulevard) is situated in Vienna's first district opposite of the city hall at famous Ring boulevard. In 1741 Empress Maria Theresia handed over an unused dance-parlour to a theatre-company named Sellier.