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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Ice Cream Shop
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“BEST ICE CREAM IN TOWN. We are so lucky to live nearby. Many people come here just to get this ice cream. On sunny summer days there is always a queue of some minutes...so be patient. It's also nice to sit inside and service is quick and good.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Park
“if you like to have some park action, play table tennis or need a playground for your child go there!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Amazing park with great views to the Alps on a clear day. For sporty guests - I can take you jogging here :)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Museum
“If you like it martial you can visit the museum, otherwise a walk through the Arsenal area is more like a secret park nearby. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“A permanent food market. Every Saturday until lunch time there are lots of vegetable & fruit street stalls selling exotic and local goods for a cheap price - come just before noon to get the best bargains and best experience (vendors here like to make a lot of noise :))”
  • 17 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Meidlinger Markt is 3 stops away on the subway, or ten minutes by bike. It provides a bit of a break from the rather fancy neighborhood in Hietzing and allows you to experience street life in Vienna at its most authentic. Of course you will find a few great fruit&veg stands as well as butchers and bakers but most people come here for eating and drinking, and for the atmosphere. The people are very mixed, Viennese working class, hipsters, immigrants, all come here and that is reflected in the food options.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Plaza
“Your fastest way to the center of vienna :) -Step into the u1 direction Leopoldau - step out at the Stephansplatz(Center of vienna)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Establishment
“Indoor and heated outdoor area of Therme Wien The new Vienna thermal pool (Therme Wien) is the perfect place to enjoy an outdoor swim in summer: Sun worshipers will enjoy a 25-meter lap pool, a natural brine pool and a 13m-wide spring water pool. The other attractions include a beach volleyball court, boccia alley, hundreds of sun beds, outdoor massages and a summer bar.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Pool
“Although unremarkable from the outside, with a bland concrete facade, once you enter through the doors, a kaleidoscopic masterpiece of Art Deco and Art Nouveau architecture unexpectedly reveals itself. Built in the 1920s, this decorative construction is a striking example of ‘Red Vienna’. Beautifully symmetrical wooden cabin doors line the balconies and multi-coloured mosaic tiles conjure up vivid nostalgia for bygone eras. The women’s spa contains some of the prettiest interiors- with a stained glass roof and shimmering blue pillars.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Plaza
“only 400 meters is the next metro station, which brings you directly to the city center (2 stations away Karlsplatz Opera House)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pub
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“In its fourteen years of existence, the slightly hidden Hawidere in the 15th District has turned into quite an institution. The beer and burger restaurant is a typical Viennese Gasthaus with a twist. Besides the lush and inviting Schanigarten (complete with self-grown tomatoes in beer crates), the interior will have you discovering plenty of fun, subtle details (we advise you go looking for the Craftkammer). Hawidere is known for its mouthwateringly delicious and multi-layered burgers, and its vast and equally mouthwatering craft beer collection.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Small shopping mall with everything you’ll need – groceries, electronics, …”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This parliament building and outdoor world market is one of a kind. In the summer there are free movies and music, in the winter an amazing christmas winter outdoor shop with rum wine gardens and schnitzel. The backdrop is stunning. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Train Station
“Central Train & Metro Station Vienna, Access to most public transport facilities, national and international trains... and great airport access , direct in 20 min for 4€”
  • 9 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Off the beaten tourist track, Böhmischer Prater is a cute, historic theme park, located a 15 min walk away. Around the it, will find a huge green area with a rewarding view onto the city.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Austrian Restaurant
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“Recognised austrian cuisine (even presidents ate there!) - make sure you book first.”
  • 12 locals recommend