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“The Prater is an amusement park in the middle of Vienna. There are roller coasters, carousels, a ferris wheel, restaurants and much more.”
  • 313 locals recommend
Palace
“Belvedere Palace is the former residence of the Austrian Prince Eugene of Savoy. The Upper and Lower Belvedere are in a beautiful park and in each part there are fantastic art collections to see, such as: B. by Gustav Klimt. Visit the orangery and the castle stables to discover more art treasures.”
  • 190 locals recommend
Church
“The Stephansdom Vienna with the famous Pummerin bell is a world wide known cultural possession and one of Vienna landmarks. The local people use also the name Steffel for this impressive cathedral. Pummerin Bell: In 1951 the new Pummerin was casted in St. Florian partly out the material of the old bell which tumbled down at the fire in 1945. It was pulled up in 1957 onto the 68 m high north tower. The biggest and heaviest bell of Austria weighs 21.383 kg. Stephansdom data and facts: To reach the top room of the high tower, which is the 137 m high south tower and also commonly known as Steffl, you need to climb 343 steps.The cathedral itself is 107 m long and 34 m wide. The central aisle is 28 m high and the three choir halls are 22 m high. Visitor Info: The cathedral of Vienna is definitely worth a visit. The entrance to this imposing building is free, but only some areas may be visited without paying an entrance fee. For the main area of the cathedral a guided tour by audio guide is available for around 6,00 Euro. At this tour you will see numerous art historical and architectural highlights like paintings, altars and sculptures. Both towers offer an impressive view over the city center. Of course you need to pay an entrance fee for this experience. The elevator onto the north tower with Pummerin bell costs approx. 6,00 Euro. For the south tower you have to pay only about 5,00 Euro, but you must tackle the 343 steps on foot. Who prefers to step downstairs instead of upstairs, can also visit the catacombs in a guided tour (approx. 6,00 Euro). In the Bischofsgruft you can find the urns of the Habsburger and the tomb monument for emperor Friedrichs II, which is made of red marble. You may visit all the tours listed above at a reasonable price with an all-inclusive ticket. This ticket costs around 14,90 Euro. www.stephanskirche.at All-Inclusive Ticket cheaper at Tiqets* with 10% discount code 10CWTQ”
  • 175 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of my favourite museums in vienna: very good exhibition quality and a mix of modern art with Albrecht Dürer”
  • 142 locals recommend
Opera House
“The Vienna State Opera cannot only been seen in movies like 'Mission Impossible:4' but be experienced live here in Vienna. Especially in the evenings you get to see its full magnificence. ”
  • 146 locals recommend
Park
“Founded in 1718, the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory is the second-oldest in Europe. Now as then, porcelain is made and painted by hand. This makes each piece unique. The designs of Augarten porcelain have been created in cooperation with notable artists ever since the manufactory first opened its doors. Artists of all epochs have designed masterpieces - the spectrum ranges from Baroque to modern over more than 25,000 products. The “Viennese Rose” is a famous decoration from the Biedermeier period, while the world-famous melon service was created by Josef Hoffmann in 1929. Young designers work on modern shapes and reduced decoration, while simultaneously continuing the 300-year-old tradition. Individual customer requests are also implemented to perfection. The elegant porcelainware can be purchased in the store of the porcelain manufactory or at the flagship store in Vienna city center.”
  • 148 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“The famous Austrian shopping street from the Opera to St. Stevens Cathedral”
  • 119 locals recommend
Church
“Visiting the famous St. Stephen's Cathedral is a must, if you want to see a monument of the baroque. It was build in 1137 and has gone through a lot of difficulties. Some parts were demolished and there has been also a fire blight. If you catch up the opening hours, you might probably see the catacombs as well.”
  • 158 locals recommend
Island
“The Donauinsel is a small island in the Danube river, which resulted when the river was regulated in the last century. Today it is a paradise for cyclists, joggers, inline skaters as well as locals who just want to hang out and slow down from the hectic city life. Tourists can rent a bike and take a tour on the island, which is great fun with family and friends. As the island is very flat it is very comfortable to ride a bike there. A great event happens every year in the summer holidays. Then the Donauinsel turns into the biggest free-of-charge open air festival of Europe. A must-see in Vienna. Special tip Good to know: Free Wifi on the whole islands. Nearest underground stations: "Donauinsel" (U1), "Neue Donau" (U6)”
  • 166 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner on a boat! They serve great food. It's advised to reserve a table before you visit.”
  • 145 locals recommend
Plaza
“Center heart, Stephansdom, Kärntnerstraße (big Shopping Street), 1st district of Vienna”
  • 98 locals recommend
Market
“Local authentic market with a variety of shops and restaurants and local stores. It's THE VIENNA in my opinion yet not a very known and touristy area! Don't forget to try the food at Tewa restaurant, it's amazing.”
  • 120 locals recommend
Austrian Restaurant
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“Order the special Tafelspitz is a typical food. I like it more than the world famous Schnitzel, is a must do in Vienna if you like meat. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Our favourite club when it comes to Techhouse & Techno music. Probably the coolest club in town. In the summer time you can chill at/in the pool with a cool drink and just enjoy the music and your vacation.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Mochi is a one of a kind Asian fusion restaurant with high-quality ingredients, creative cooking and a wonderful selection of Austria n wines and Japanese sake ”
  • 105 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Great Austrian food located in the heart of the Vienna Prater. Make sure you try the “Stelze!” (pork knuckles)”
  • 87 locals recommend