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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.

“Naschmarkt is a lively place all week and in particular on Saturday. Saturday’s you will not only find the usual stands but also a local farmer market. I love to go there to buy fresh flowers or seasonal fruit and vegetables. But there is more to discover! If you love flea markets, this is the place to be every Saturday morning until early afternoon. And don’t miss the opportunity to sip your sundowner after your flea market experience in one of the very hip places like Neni, Orient & Occident... and more. Basically you can spend your entire Saturday there.”
  • 458 locals recommend
“Christmas Village Belvedere Palace Explore baroque lifestyle and traditional handicrafts. The popular Christmas Village Belvedere Palace is set against the glorious baroque backdrop of the world-famous residence, one of Vienna‘s most beautiful and significant sights. More than 40 festively decorated market stalls offer traditional handcrafted goods, elaborate Christmas decorations and special culinary delights. Where: Belvedere Palace, Prinz Eugen-Straße When: 22th November - 26th December 2019 Opening hours: Monday - Friday 11am - 9pm; Saturday - Sunday 10am - 9pm; 24th December 11am - 4pm; 25th - 26th December 11am - 7pm”
  • 192 locals recommend
“This is a really authentic cafe where locals like to have their morning coffe and newspaper. They have very good breakfast, typical Viennese style. Although very famous, it is still quiet and calm (compared to eg. Cafe Mozart or Sacher.). Don't forget to try their cakes! Distance: 1500 m”
  • 107 locals recommend
“lovely Café - very special, because it's in a bookstore! Also a nice and calm place for having drinks at night”
  • 98 locals recommend
“A very beautiful church situated in a lovely park. There is also some live-musik now and then. Easy and fast to get there with the 71 tram.”
  • 36 locals recommend
“This gigantic palatial complex and gardens is split into Upper and Lower Belvedere and served as a summer residence for Austrian princes in the 1600’s. The two palaces themselves feature amazing architecture and stand out royally in the gardens – Upper Belvedere has a detailed façade with green domed semi-towers while Lower Belvedere has a simpler design; both palaces face the stunning gardens. Sights at the Belvedere Museum include the two palaces which hold a staggering collection of artwork and decorated staterooms and the expansive landscape gardens complete with pools and an Orangery.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Finest classical concerts. Spectacular golden auditorium, from the the New Years concerts is broadcasted every year.”
  • 53 locals recommend
“Main Metro Station in the city center. Red line U1, Green line U4 (Schönbrunn palace) and U2 (Town Hall, Museumsquartier) .”
  • 42 locals recommend
Art Museum
“go and check out this important JUGENDSTIL piece of architecture for contemporary art and its exhibits - continue walking on naschmarkt to see some buildings designed in jugendstil”
  • 45 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The most significant music venue of the city. Over 100 years old concert with 4 concert halls, where the legendary "Silvestergala" concert happens every year. Programming ranges from world's best pop to classical & contemporary music acts. Definitely the place to visit if you are a music lover.”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Great museum, actually one of my two favorites in Vienna. The garden around it is beautiful too. It has art from Austrian painters such as Klimt and Schiele.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Good middle eastern food. Can get packed especially on weekends, because they have very limited space (they have a lot more tables outside in summer).”
  • 48 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“One of my favorite places to have a drink. Very casual good music cheap drinks. Smoking inside allowed - a point which i dont like, but ok regardless i like to go there... cause of the rest :D”
  • 35 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Filmcasiono showcases international movies, Original Versions with subtitles.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Austrian Restaurant
“I like to take family and guests who are visiting to Salm Brau for some authentic Austrian cuisine and if you fancy a good beer or spritzer then this spot will great!”
  • 38 locals recommend
“cool and hip and just down the street. in the summertime the places outside are very nice..”
  • 51 locals recommend